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MoMA Opens Free, Safe Space for LGBTQ-Identifying Teens

  The New York institution is partnering with Open Art Space to provide a free weekly drop-in where LGBTQ-identifying teens and their allies can create and learn together   Dazed reports — For the most part, the world is very angry right now. We are protesting, striking, marching, writing, live streaming, and yet, we can barely keep up with the […]

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NSFW | Graphic Art Film Exploring Hanky Codes in 1970s San Francisco

   Filmmaking duo based in London, Brian Fairbairn and Karl Eccleston, have really spelled out the hanky codes for you in this artful new NSFW video. Definitely nothing held back. An anthropological study of gay semiotics, taxonomies, and sexual behaviours. Directed by Brian Fairbairn and Karl Eccleston Featuring Rowland, Harry Clayton-Wright, JD Dean, Drew Kingston, Brendan Maclean, and […]

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“Candy Crush” | Art Film Starring Brooke Candy

“Candy Crush”  premiered on OUT  and it’s freaky just how I like it. The Last Impresario Director Gracie Otto has joined forces with Australian photographer Thom Kerr to create a surreal short fashion film, Candy Crush, featuring “Opulence” pop performer Brooke Candy. The visual, shot at San Luis Obispo’s Madonna Inn, follows the story of a hotel employee wistfully musing about […]

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John Lydon to Release “Mr Rotten’s Songbook” | Release Date MARCH 31, 2017

CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF SONGWRITING ACROSS THE SEX PISTOLS AND PUBLIC IMAGE LTD (PiL) MARCH 31, 2017   In celebration of 40 years of songwriting across both the SEX PISTOLS and PUBLIC IMAGE LTD (PiL) eras, JOHN LYDON is delighted to announce the personal and truly exclusive publication of MR ROTTEN’S SONGBOOK. Due out March 31, 2017 and limited to 1000 copies, MR ROTTEN’S SONGBOOK is available to pre-order […]

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Meet ‘Queer as Fuck’ British Fashion & Textile Designer Yamuna Forzani (NSFW)

Consider me 100% fascinated with Yamuna Forzani Yamuna Forzani is a British fashion and textile designer who recently graduated from the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. The collection consists in full knitted suits, knitted swings, hand tufted carpets, hand woven Chanel inspired suits and lots of socks! “I want to live in a queer utopia, I want […]

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Frameline Launches Monthly Online Global Film Series Emphasizing LGBTQ Youth, Elders, POC, and Transgender Community: Frameline Voices

Fantastic news! Each month, an LGBTQ film featuring underserved queer communities will be highlighted on YouTube as part of a Frameline Voices relaunch for 2017.  SAN FRANCISCO, CA- Frameline, a San-Francisco based media arts non-profit and host to the longest-running, largest, and most widely recognized LGBTQ film exhibition event in the world, launches a monthly film initiative highlighting underserved […]

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“THE LURE” – A Mermaid Horror Musical Comedy

        Nothing strange going on here. Move along… Dazed  reports — On January 9, 1493, Christopher Columbus saw mermaids on a voyage sailing near the Dominican Republic. He jotted down that they were “not half as beautiful as they are painted.” In reality, the Italian explorer spotted a couple of tubby manatees. Mermaids have been […]

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Studio Visit with Scruffy Light Sculptor Jerrod Littlejohn | Watch Video

When most of us walk through the forest we see dead branches. Not artist Jerrod Littlejohn, he sees art and possible lightening fixtures. Watch the short enchanting film below about Jerrod and his work. Jerrod Littlejohn is Los Angeles based production designer and builder. An avid outdoorsman, Jerrod pulls inspiration from his love of the wild to […]

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Death Grips’ MC Ride Hosting Solo Art Exhibition at Los Angeles’ Slow Culture | January 7th

  “Stefan Burnett (aka Death Grips’ MC Ride) has announced a new solo art exhibition, as Spin points out. The show (called Solo Exhibition) opens on January 7 at Los Angeles’ Slow Culture, and runs until January 28. According to the gallery’s listing, it is his first solo showcase. Burnett has been selling acrylic paintings on his personal website since the beginning of 2016.” PF stefanburnett.com Stefan […]

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Check Out Peculiar Objects from Andy Warhol’s Personal Archive

  When thinking about one of a kind artists, Andy Warhol pops to the top of my list. Artist Adam Milner dug through the Pop Art icon’s personal possessions to create an unexpectedly moving show at the Andy Warhol Museum. “Remains” runs until January 15 at The Warhol in Pittsburgh. “A Sister History” runs until mid-January at Galería Mascota in […]

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Call Out For Transgender Artists by Stacked Deck Press

Stacked Deck Press is looking for submissions for an upcoming anthology of trans comics. Stacked Deck Press is the force behind such releases as the surreal yet autobiographical Primahood: Magenta and Queer Heroes Coloring Book, which features icons like John Waters, Frida Kahlo, Tom of Finland and James Baldwin, each drawn by a different queer artist.   It’s […]

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Ten Queer Reimaginings of New York’s “Gay Liberation Monument”

Above photo:  Ken Gonzales-Day’s interdisciplinary and conceptually-grounded projects consider the history of photography, the construction of race, and the limits of representational systems ranging from the lynching photograph to museum display. Gonzales-Day’s photographs have been exhibited at the Generali Foundation, The Getty, LACMA, LAXART, New Museum, Palais de Tokyo, and Smithsonian Institution, among others. His books include Lynching […]

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SILENCE! The Musical | The Unauthorized Parody of “Silence of the Lambs” Coming to San Francisco

  Cloud 9 Theatricals, in association with Lang Entertainment Group and Ray of Light Theatre present the San Francisco premiere of SILENCE! The Musical The “subversively funny and deliciously tasty” award-winning musical parody begins Thursday, January 26 at San Francisco’s historic Victoria Theatre SAN FRANCISCO — Cloud 9 Theatricals, in association with Lang Entertainment Group and Ray of Light […]

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Queer “Perversion Therapy” Exhibition Opens January 2017 | Washington, DC

Above image: Thong Dungeon, 2015 Acrylic on paper 22″x30″ by Eames Armstrong EAMES ARMSTRONG & JOHN MOLETRESS PERVERSION THERAPY January 14 – February 4, 2017 Opening reception & performance: Friday, January 13 from 6-9pm Performance event: Wednesday, January 18 from 7-9pm WASHINGTON, DC – CulturalDC is pleased to present Perversion Therapy by Eames Armstrong and John Moletress from January 14 through February 4 at Flashpoint Gallery. Opening a […]

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Dutch Tattoo Artist Henk Schiffmacher’s Photography Book is Rad!

  “Henk Schiffmacher is a Dutch tattoo artist and cultural connoisseur known for his extraordinary joie de vivre and out-of-the-ordinary tattoo styles. Henk is a true artist and always on the lookout for new add-ons to his oeuvre.” “Energetic and observational photography is what marks this publication. Exactly what Henk’s daughter Texas thought when she […]

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Gay Art Exhibit “Protected Beauty” Opens at Miami Art Basel 2016

  “The depiction of men as beautiful and desirable was nearly impossible to present to the public for a very long time.” The Kinsey Institute and the World Erotic Art Museum (1205 Washington Avenue, South Beach) present an exhibition that examines masculine beauty and sexuality between 1890 and 1982. “Protected Beauty” opens this week and will be up […]

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Sansanonasnas by Kito Muñoz for Fucking Young! Online

I want to visit this world. Kito Muñoz created this story in for Fucking Young! Online, featuring the performer Sansanonasnas wearing pieces from ManéMané, Viktor & Rolf, 44 Studio, Palomo, Sansanonasnas, Hermès, Dries Van Noten and more. Styling: Sansanonasnas Hair: Elías Pedrosa Photography Assistant: Juan Borgognoni Special Thanks: Sor Yasmín & Curro Verdugo Production: Dmntia

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Featured Artist | Teresa Orazio Welcome You to the “Moonmanbo’” Universe

“Teresa Orazio is a young artist based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. From an early age Teresa has been drawing and creating original artwork. Her most recent project is ‘Moonmambo’, an in depth autobiographic project. ‘Moonmambo’ originated from different influences like dance. We love the shapes and the colours in this projects, everything seems to work perfectly […]

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Naked Statue of Hillary Clinton Pops Up in Manhattan, Causes Chaos

  I’ve been waiting for a naked statue of Hillary Clinton to pop up every since Trump’s naked statue started popping up and causing heated conversations. NY Daily reports –An artist erected an obscene statue of Hillary Clinton in downtown Manhattan Tuesday morning causing a heated fight between defenders of the profane piece of protest art […]

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“Positive” | Beautiful Skin Conditions Photographed by h7o7 Films

  “Positive” is a stunning editorial made by photographers Hadi Moussally and Olivier Pagny. Starring three persons with special skin condition: one albino and two vitiligos. “The rationale is to prevent multiple and intersecting form of discrimination by further raising awareness of their skin and editing with negative effect some parts of their body. The […]

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“KUMALICIOUS: Drink-n-Draw” | Blick After Hours | San Francisco

  KUMALICIOUS Drink’n’Draw: Blick After Hours Join KUMALICIOUS on Friday, October 7th, 2016 at San Francisco’s Blick Art Materials flagship store for an evening of after hours fun including refreshing drinks, sexy drawings, amazing raffle prizes and loads of fun featuring the hot and hunky men of KUMALICIOUS posing in all their glory. What do […]