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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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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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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 […]

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Bob Mizer: Two Volumes and Two Decades of Top Physique Models

 In 1945 Bob Mizer began taking photographs of strapping young men on Muscle Beach in Venice, California. In December of that year he formed the Athletic Model Guild to market his photos, and “physique photography” was born. Before Mizer there were bodybuilders and men who photographed them, but AMG photos, even those of the same men, were different, subtly provocative, […]

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Hamster Powered Hamster Drawing Machine | Video

The Hamster Powered Hamster Drawing Machine is the machine hamsters everywhere have been waiting for, finally bringing workout selfies to the animal kingdom. The hamster drawing is encoded in two large wooden cams. The cams were generated by creating a simulation of the drawing machine using openFrameworks and Box2D. They were then exported as vectors […]

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San Francisco | Paul Morin’s “Portraits and Digressions” on Display at ArtHaus | July 7 – September 30, 2016

Paul Morin – Portraits and Digressions – ArtHaus (project gallery) Exhibition Dates: July 7 – September 30, 2016                                Opening Reception: 6-8pm 411 Brannan Street (between 3rd Street and 4th Street) San Francisco, CA 94107 www.arthaus-sf.com ArtHaus presents PORTRAITS and DIGRESSIONS       An exhibition of select paintings by San Francisco artist Paul Morin ArtHaus Gallerists James […]

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Artist Arrested for Getting Strangers to Stroke Her Genitals | Video

“The consensual nature of sexual acts becomes a symbol here.” Text from artist, Milo Moire Youtube Page: Milo Moiré’s performance “Mirror Box” is a societal reflection of human sexuality. It’s an expanded reenactment of the “Tap and Touch Cinema” (1968) and an homage to the Austrian artist VALIE EXPORT, who was already fighting for women’s rights in […]

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SF Neo-Futurists 30 Plays Focused on Sexuality, Identity, & Community in 60 Sweaty Minutes

Not to be missed San Francisco and the Bay Area! #SupportQueerArtists If you’re looking for community, if you’re looking for a gathering, if you’re looking for love, join us. In a spirit of honor and celebration, the San Francisco Neo-Futurists invite you to shine brighter and live louder with us tomorrow night. The San Francisco Neo-Futurists present […]

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“Geometry” | The Naked Body As Art

  “The photo-art project “Geometry” is an attempt to rid the body of the familiar stereotypes, by opening the possibility of perceiving the naked body as an object of the plastic arts.” “The authors of the project Igor Sharoyko (sharoyko_igor), Artem Gerasimov (artigerov) and photographer Ruslan Elquest would like to express their gratitude to Krill Serebrennikov (elquest) and Evgenyi Kulagin – two masters, thanks to whom, during the work […]

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A Memorial Day Weekend Reminder From Artist Hanksy

Street artist Hanksy has been killing it this year artistically and politically  Hanks has reminded us the unflattering truth about Memorial Day Weekend with new pieces that he pasted up around Manhattan. The four pieces are a little darker than his typical work—he explained to us this morning: “At 19 my grandfather was liberating France during World War […]

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“DRIFT” Sculptural Furniture Is Inspired by Glaciers

  Comprised of several sculptural pieces, “DRIFT” derives its inspiration from the natural landscape. Motivational sources include the Grand Canyon, where layers of earth helped form the basis of Mastrangelo’s sand-cast works, and Patagonia, where “DRIFT” borrows its glacial-inspired color palette. Each piece in the collection – which includes a sofa, coffee table, mirror, bench […]

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Colorful Stacked Rocks in the Las Vegas Desert

  Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone has launched his latest exhibition, titled “Seven Magic Mountains.” In this case, mountains are actually denoted by stacks of colorful rocks, placed at equal distance from one another.  www.gladstonegallery.com- Located in the Las Vegas desert, the installation – which conjures the art of rock balancing to create transient sculptures – is a collaboration between the […]

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Homocats’ “Step Your Pussy Up!” Art Show | NYC

  Christopher Stout Gallery, New York is proud to present Brooklyn-based artist J. Morrison’s HOMOCATS: STEP YOUR PUSSY UP! at their NYC gallery exhibition. J. Morrison first created the HOMOCATS during a 2010 residency at the Anderson Ranch in Colorado. Morrison’s new site-specific installation features wallpaper, screenprints, and related multiples that explore both the abundance […]

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Contemporary Photographers Feature “New Africa” Art Show in Brooklyn

“A new exhibition brings together work by six photographers from Africa and its diaspora, including Kristin-Lee Moolman” New African Photography is staged in collaboration with Nataal, a global media brand that celebrates contemporary African fashion, music, arts, and society, and comes closely in the wake of A Short, Pleasurable Journey which showcased 51 photographs by acclaimed photographer and Dazed contributor Jamie […]

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Connect the Dot Porn Art T-Shirt Designs by London-Based Designer | T’aint by Ashish

  “I wanted to combine my two favourite things; sex and fashion!“, said London-based designer Ashish, explaining the thought process behind his new project, a selection of T-shirts under the provocative name of T’aint by Ashish. Featuring flocked prints of pornographic imagery illustrated in a playful dot- to-dot format, the designs can easily be worn without the fear […]

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Inside Jean-Paul Goude’s New Exhibition | “So Far So Goude” Opening in Milan

Tod’s presents “So Far So Goude”, an exhibition by Jean-Paul Goude, the unmistakable “auter d’images” whose works are the emblems of our time. Discover more on www.tods.com Jean-Paul Goude, the renowned “auteur d’images”, is expressing himself from more than 40 years through drawings, posters, photography, films, videos or events, epochal books and exhibitions, always impressing […]

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A ‘Queer British Art’ Exhibition Will Show at the Tate

Above” David Hockney’s ‘Peter Getting Out of Nick’s Pool’, 1966Courtesy David Hockney/Collection: Walker Art Gallery “The collection will celebrate 50 years since the decriminalization of homosexuality” The Tate has announced plans to show the first major ‘queer’ art exhibition next year, to celebrate 50 years since homosexuality was decriminalised in the UK. Queer British Art will reportedly […]