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AnOther Art Book

  Via www.curatedmag.com In the final of a series of art books, AnOther retraces the most ambitious art projects commissioned for the magazine. There’s work by Jake & Dinos Chapman, Yayoi Kusama, Hans Peter Feldmann, Yoshitomo Nara, Ernesto Caivano, Keith Tyson, Urs Fischer and Damien Hirst (above). There’s also images of George Condo and graphic design by […]

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Scooter Laforge Releases First Published Survey; “QUEER FROM ZERO TO A HUNDRED”

For the first day of summer in New York, Scooter LaForge is offering the FIRST PUBLISHED SURVEY of his work.  This book of images will feature all of the sexy trash and trashy sex that has quickly made this artist a legend.  Highlights include celebrity collaborations, paintings and some of his iconic fashions, and it will […]

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Ever Thought How Odd Your Online Life Is? Rib-tickling Funny Video

Making fun of ourselves is fun, especially when it’s clever. This Is Funny, You Should Watch It of the Day: To promote Nico Muhly’sTwo Boys — “a new opera that lifts the lid on the dangers of living our lives online” — the English National Opera sent out an actor to perform familiar Facebook and Twitter actions IRL. Unfriendilarity […]

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Catching Up With Sandra Bernhard: SF Pride and More

BY REGGIE CAMERON (via Outmagazine) The hysterical singer, actress, and comedian chats with us about her new album, gay marriage, sex education, the Rapture, and — what else? — Oprah Winfrey. Out: It was just announced that you’re headlining San Francisco Pride this year. Sandra Bernhard: I’m always happy to be in San Francisco — […]

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“As We Live It” City Hall SF CA

This Is How We Do It By Tara Jepsen via www.sfweekly.com San Francisco produces such a wealth of so-called outsider art, you could quickly lose interest in who the hell the insiders are. Tonight’s opening for “As We Live It”features participants in our great city’s assistance programs, including housing, mental health, and substance abuse treatment. Using […]

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FIGHT OR FLIGHT | 111 Minna Gallery SF CA June

Steve Johnson solo exhibition Steve Johnson was born and raised in Mesa, Arizona, a beautiful yet formidable desert landscape; his childhood memories consist mostly of being extremely hot and playing with the lawn hose to cool off. Johnson moved to San Francisco in 1996 where he lived for almost ten years. He graduated from San Francisco […]

Art Music

“Taking Punk to the Masses: From Nowhere to Nevermind” Book

via Selectism NPR’s All Songs points our attention to a new book by Jacob McMurray that looks to dissect the rise and commercial success of the grunge movement and a look into the history of punk from the perspective of the Pacific Northwest. Taking Punk to the Masses looks to open with a discussion of The Kingsmen’s “Louie, Louie.” […]

Art Queer News

I Am Divine – First Teaser: Currently in Production| Video

A celebration of the immortal star and Most Beautiful Woman in the World… DIVINE! Currently in production. It’s about time. The world hasn’t had enough of dog shit eating filth in way to long. No more Britney Spears and Lohans. What the world needs is more Divines and Divine realness! https://www.facebook.com/DivineMovie http://divinemovie.com/ Check out our […]

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Queer It Yourself: Tools For Survival June 4 – 24 | SOMArts SF CA

Inspired by the late 1960s utopian builders’ guide A Whole Earth Catalog, QIY: Queer It Yourself – Tools for Survival presents a forum for queer do-it-yourself culture and alternative world making. QIY is envisioned as a laboratory for creating a sustainable queer culture and demonstrating the power of self and community organizing, re-creation, speculation, and […]

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Reclaiming the ‘garbage’ : Terrarium Show Opening Party 6/23 | SF CA

Mark this on your busy pride month calendars. Feed your mind with these creative displays of recycling. What might be thought of as ‘garbage’ to some is turned into decorative treasures that all your friends with be envious us. Take home some art or just get great summer crafts ideas. Don’t worry you will have […]

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Moment of Obscurity: Piss Play Finger Puppets

Hey, hey, to each his/her own. BUY HERE Kinky Cozies: Handmade Dirty Finger Puppets Sex can be so much more than merely “sexy”. The world is filled with sexual images; most of which depict only one aspect of sexual expression – the serious side. Our sexual desires are so much more varied and complex than […]

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Queerty Reels in a Big Catch: Interview With Jake Shears & Armistead Maupin About ‘Tales Of The City’

From http://Queerty.com: An interview with Jake Shears & Armistead Maupin about their new musical based on the Tales of the City novels. Jake Shears & Armistead Maupin talk about coming from different generations and how they collaborated on ‘Tales Of The City’. They have “cute” chemistry during the interview, defining terms from their own generations […]

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Featured Photographer: Allison Michael Orenstein; Naked Pie man Series

Allison’s photography has a playful gay boys sensibility. Her collections are strong and cohesive from one photo to the next. I have my eye on this one and so should you. Allison Michael Orenstein is a New York City based portrait photographer. She has been known to also shoot architecture, interiors, food and music. Her […]

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Double Helix by Franco Castelluccio (ART)

Sculptor Franco Castellucio confronts science and art in his latest work, “The Double Helix XX-XY.” The work images an animated strain of DNA, with sinuous male and female bodies twisting to the top. Castellucio also twists the notion of “survival of the fittest,” his desire being that people confront, in his work, the notion of […]

Art Music

Who and What Are Jedward? I Dub Them, Boy GaGas!

Jedward are like cute little well groomed androgynous puppies. I can see why they may have to fend off a fire storm of criticism and mean commentary; They are an easy targets. They have tall order haircuts and teen pop sensation energy. I am going to hang up my jaded, judgmental coat and check √ […]

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032c Issue # 21 / MAG CULTURE.COM

Magazines should never sit still, and this is one the refuses to be complacent in any way. New visual tics from Mike Meiré in this issue include pencil-drawn headlines, exaggerated newspaper stylings for the Global Briefing section and even some clean modernist feature design. Plus a brutally coarse Juergen Teller shoot with model Kristen McMenamy […]

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In Case You Missed it: American Mullet (Documentary 2001)

Accidental B’s pick for some lazy summer viewing. Are mullets still ironic? Do they stop being ironic when they become “in fashion” again. Sprawled on the streets of San Francisco are fancy modern mullets with a twist complimented with Sally Jesse Rafael (non-perscription) glasses. It’s hard to pull off hip without the desperate look of […]

Art Fashion

Modern Appealing Clothing Doubles; Ospitals’ New Addition in Dogpatch / SF CA

“We are please to announce the opening of our second shop at 1003 Minnesota St. at 22nd St. Sandwiched between Piccino restaurant and Dig Wine store and bar, we are selling collections from Dries Van Noten, Maison Margiela, Kolor, Comme des Garcons as well as exclusive garments from California designers, Lemon Twist, Dema and Ryan […]

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Chilean Graphic Designer Alvaro Tapia Hidalgo is Dy-no-mite

Alvaro Tapia-Hidalgo is a Chilean graphic designer located in the very créative city of Manchester. This city is known for its great music, and now with the work of Alvaro. He uses many different media in his work and his portraits are particularly spectacular with great amazing detail. Ilustraciones/Illustrations from alvaro tapia hidalgo on Vimeo.

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Burning Car Candle

I don’t know if you would label this as must have, but at least must discuss. BURNING CAR CANDLE CHANGE THE WORLD$57.00 Start a revolution in your home and protest by setting a car alight with this candle shaped like an upturned car. Car lovers will be impressed by the beautiful details. Made in France. […]

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Wallpapered Dumpsters TRANSFORM San Francisco 5/18/2011

Artist Turns Environmental Activism Into Unexpected Beauty via www.pitchengine.com SAN FRANCISCO- Artist C. Finley will be wallpapering two dumpsters outside of the Phoenix Hotel in the Tenderloin district on May 18th, 2011 from 3:00 to 6:00 PM in conjunction with ArtPadSF art fair. This is the debut showing of her work in San Francisco. The […]

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Porn Makeover #22 Cock a doodle doo

Cock a doodle do! What is my dame to do? Till master’s found his fiddlingstick, She’ll dance without her shoe. Cock a doodle do! My dame has found her shoe, And master’s found his fiddlingstick, Sing cock a doodle do! Cock a doodle do! My dame will dance with you, While master fiddles his fiddlingstick, […]

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Bid for Warhol Self-Portrait Took 4EVER; $38.45 million

Somethings are worth fighting for.   “Longest” Bid for Warhol Self-Portrait By Advocate.com Editors A Christie’s auction of post-war and contemporary art ended with a bang Wednesday night when a self portrait of pop-art icon Andy Warhol sold for $38.45 million after a 16-minute bidding war. Following the sale of the piece, the auctioneer exclaimed […]

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Levi’s Sculpture by Ian Mcchesney

With my love for Levis and my separate closet just for blue jeans, who would have thunk to build a sculpture? Jeans usually last about 3 weeks of wearing before getting washed (shush!) and basically stand up on their own in a sculpture like formation. British architect Ian Mcchesney takes us to a whole new level […]

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30th Anniversary of Mommie Dearest w/ Trannie Dearest; Castro Therater SF

Peaches Christ Productions presents the ULTIMATE MOMMIE DEAREST: 30th Anniversary Birthday Celebration, just in time for Mother’s Day weekend, for ONE NIGHT ONLY at the historic CASTRO THEATRE! Hosted by the Mommie from Hell — PEACHES CHRIST herself — this special evening will also include the anticipated return of the legendary pre-show TRANNIE DEAREST with […]

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This Is What Love In Action Looks Like Trailer 2011 (official)

Moving and fist pounding on the desk emotional. If you don’t use your voice, it wont work! “This is What Love in Action Looks Like” will make its world premiere at FRAMELINE 35 – the 35th Annual San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival.  The festival is scheduled for June 16-26, 2011. ————————————————————————————————————– In the summer […]

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“Chris Dorosz Pushes Paint in Unexpected Directions”

*Contributed by Monkeypuzzle Talented Hunk Alert! “Chris Dorosz pushes paint in unexpected directions with remarkable results. He has a few distinct techniques, including filling canvases with grids of industrial staples that hold pools of color, and dripping globs of paint onto clear rods or monofilament strands to create fragmented, 3-D objects and figures. His process […]