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Grace Jones Documentary The Musical of My Life to Premiere in 2017

    After the release of Grace Jones’ candid autobiography, I’ll Never Write My Memoirs, in 2015, and her spectacular headline sets at AFROPUNK 2016 in both New York and London, a further treat is on its way in 2017, with a documentary scheduled for release later in the year. The Musical of My Life has been in production […]

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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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New Fashion Collective from The Netherlands | Reconstruct

  “Well, according to RECONSTRUCT, a new fashion collective from The Netherlands, it is best to take things into your own multiple hands! These refreshingly raw talents, chose not to linger upon their graduation, but got organized instead. As we happily celebrate the youngest of creators in these pages, we set out to chat with […]

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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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Glitter Beards, the Holiday Edition | Video

  Tis the season to be festive and The Gay Beards are doing the only thing they know how… glitter the fuck out of their beards. Check out their 12 Days of Beards on Instagram Video from The Gay Beards   It is a pleasure to kick off this year's #12GayBeardsofChristmas with @ThreeOlives 🍸!! Now go […]

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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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True Story, Daft Punk Are Selling Christmas Ornaments, Snow Globes, & Candles

Above: This pair of Limited Edition Daft Punk ornaments are fabricated using molded resin and feature electrostatic plated metallic gold visors. Great for your tree or rear-view mirror. Hang them anywhere and enjoy them year round. Approximate size of each: 2”D x 1”W x 1.5”H And I want it all. You can find all information […]

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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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Documentary on the Life of a Visionary Artist Hockney to be Featured on the Smithsonian Channel™

   HOCKNEY, the definitive two-hour documentary on one of the most significant artists of our time, gets its world television premiere on Smithsonian Channel, Monday, December 12 at 8/7c. For the first time David Hockney has given access to his personal archive of photographs and films, and the result is an unparalleled visual diary of an unconventional […]

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SF | “Instinctual Drift” Art by Jason Houchen, Valerie Pobjoy, Aaron Smith & Brad Woodfin to Benefit Movember Foundation

  Heron Arts and Sloan Fine Art Present Instinctual Drift, curated by Alix Sloan and Aaron Smith With works by Jason Houchen, Valerie Pobjoy, Aaron Smith and Brad Woodfin. A portion of the proceeds to benefit the Movember Foundation At Heron Arts, 7 Heron Street,
San Francisco, CA 94103 One night only: Saturday, November 5th, 2016, 6 to 9pm Free and open […]

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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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Book | “One-Man Show. The Life and Art of Bernard Perlin,” Often Overlooked Gay Artist

Above image: Bernard Perlin on Fire Island with Wilbur Pippin, 1948 I myself grew up in a heavily influenced art world. Somehow late artist, Bernard Perlin, flew under my radar until recently. I was lucky enough to get my hands on an advance copy of “One-Man Show. The Life and Art of Bernard Perlin,” and after my first […]

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Salvador Dali’s Rare Surrealist Cook Book “Les diners de Gala” is Being Reprinted

“Les diners de Gala” is uniquely devoted to the pleasures of taste … If you are a disciple of one of those calorie-counters who turn the joys of eating into a form of punishment, close this book at once; it is too lively, too aggressive, and far too impertinent for you.”—Salvador Dalí Food and surrealism make perfect bedfellows: sex […]

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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 […]

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First Major UK Jean Michel-Basquiat Exhibition is Coming

  Not a single work of the late artist’s exists in a UK public gallery nor has a major exhibition been held on his work – until now. And it’s about time! Dazed reports: Jean Michel-Basquiat is a name synonymous with New York’s art scene in the 80s. A cultural movement so strong that memories of […]

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Pet Brothers From Other Mothers | Photos by Warren Photographic

‘It was my mum that came up with the inspiration for matching animals when a friend suggested she try it with her matching seal-point Birman kitten and dwarf bunny. I have continued her great work” – Mark Taylor told Bored Panda. ”Animals are more difficult to work with than people because you can’t tell them what […]

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Bob Mizer Foundation to Host Book Launch party at The Magazine | San Francisco

  SAN FRANCISCO – The Bob Mizer Foundation invites you to share in its celebration of a new visual examination of Mizer’s early work, as well as the Foundation’s acquisition of a storied building in the downtown landscape. On Nov. 3 at The Magazine (920 Larkin St.), the Foundation will host a release party for TASCHEN Publishing’s new […]

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Alexandre Haefeli “The Company of Men” Exhibition

In The Company of Men, Alexandre Haefeli takes interest in the representation of the male body and its relation to eroticism. Playing with the spectator’s amorous and voyeuristic gaze, his photographs intend to leave reality to approach the romantic ideal of a lost paradise. Alexandre Haefeli – The Company of Men 30.09.2016 – 30.10.2016 Opening, September 30th, 6:00 PM […]

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The Top 5 Japanese Comics aka Manga of All Time by VICE | Video

The more you know… When people think of the word Manga, they often think of weird Japanese art or Anime. But if you look beyond some of the misconceptions of Manga, you’ll find a beautiful and respected art form that has spawned some truly beloved comics, tv shows and movies. Nick Gazin, VICE’s Art editor, […]

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Art Duo Adrian+Shane Recreating Studio & Live Streaming it as Part of Tiger Dublin Fringe 2016 | Video

  “ZOO” A live art installation by Adrian+Shane September 19th – 22th at Filmbase, as part of Tiger Dublin Fringe 2016  Pop art duo, Adrian+Shane invite the public to join forces with them in collaborating on their latest project, ‘ZOO’, an art experiment for everyone using social media for inspiration. Running as part of Tiger […]

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Bob Mizer Foundation Moving to San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO – The Bob Mizer Foundation will soon have a new home. The owners of The Magazine, Trent Dunphy and Bob Mainardi, located in San Francisco’s bustling downtown area at 920 Larkin Street, have gifted their sprawling, four-story building to the Foundation, whose staff members will gradually transition the organization’s operations to the building […]

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NSFW |The Artist Said to Have Influenced Mapplethorpe the Most

The more you know. Dazed reports: Think of homoerotic nude photographs from the 70s and 80s and one name is likely to stand out over any other – Robert Mapplethorpe. While Mapplethorpe was indeed the first to hang his erotically-charged photographs on a gallery wall as a wave of gay liberation and sexual revolution surged […]

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Artist Projected Images on Pasadena Police Department Building

  PASADENA, CA – On the evening of Saturday, August 13, 2016, Los Angeles Artist, Lisa Mann and her Side Street Projects collaborators projected images and video clips on the facades of three buildings in Pasadena’s Civic Center District—Pasadena City Hall, the Pasadena Police Department, and the Pasadena Central Library. Their two-hour public art piece was entitled “Roto […]

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Evicted Tenants Fear For Future of Keith Haring Mural

  In 1983 or 1984, legendary graffiti artist Keith Haring painted a mural that winds through three floors of the Grace House, a rental building owned by the Church of the Ascension parish in Morningside Heights, New York City. Photo credit: DNAinfo.com/Ben Fractenberg DNA info reports: In the early 1980s, legendary street artist Keith Haring painted a […]