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The Uniform Issue |Now Featured Vangardist’s Issue 47

Now featured in Vangardist’s issue 47 – The Uniform Issue Creative Director: Mirza Sprecakovic  Photography: Sam Scott Schiavo / samscottschiavo.com Hair & Makeup: Julian Burlacu / julianburlacu.tumblr.com Models: Viktor M, Exit Model Management, exitmm.sk  Tibor, Mix Model Management, mixmodels.sk; Kristof, Sam the Agency Assistant: Kevin Morocutti

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Ben Weller Shoots ‘True West’ for Man of the World

True West-Models Blake Kutcha, Eric Bryant, Sebastian Lund, Charlie Himmelstein, Connor Moxam and Lukas sit for quintessential portraits, photographed by Ben Weller for the ninth issue of Man of the World. Embracing a western motif, fashion editor Julie Ragolia serves up fall fashions in a smart repurposed light. From Dunhill and Neighborhood to Simon Miller, Ragolia furnishes an […]

Art Queer News

“David Bowie Is” Exhibition Coming to Australia | July to November 2015

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) has announced that it will host the ground-breaking exhibition “David Bowie Is” from July to November 2015 as part of the annual Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series of major exhibitions. “David Bowie is” was created by the prestigious Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London which was given unprecedented access to the David […]

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The Swedish School of Textiles SS15

The Swedish School of Textiles presented the collections of their Fashion Design graduates, during Fashion Week Stockholm. “A degree show in fashion design is often mistaken for a show of garments that are ready for sale in store, aimed at a certain market segment. However that is not the idea. The purpose of a degree work is instead […]

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“Love-ism” | Art by Paul Sixta is Stunning |NSFW

Choreographer Mor Shani is working on “Love-ism”. Love-ism is a long term study inspired by the book “Art of Loving” by Erich Fromm. In this study Shani wishes to challenge the perception and liquidity of the agreed upon, the sublime and the condemned. He asks: “when do supreme ideas about love like care, mutuality and […]

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Limp Cock & Furry Torsos Ts by Witch Island Out of London

    Featuring graphic, velour textured prints of limp cocks and furry torsos, this exclusive range of limited edition, hand made t-shirts is available now at www.witch-island.com. Rainging from £20-£50, COCK Ts are available in sizes M-XXL.     Follow Witch Island on Instagram, Tumblr, and at  www.witch-island.com  

Art Queer News

Brazil: Francisco Hurtz Criticizes the Model of Masculinity in “Locker / Room” at the Cultural Epicenter

  I am loving everything about these. Nudity that’s not gratuitous, although there is nothing wring with that. These images intrigue me and provokes questions and conversation. Francisco Hurtz criticizes the model of masculinity  in “Locker / Room” at the Cultural Epicenter The artist Francisco Hurtz presents his solo exhibition “Locker / Room” until February […]

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Sydney Australia: Yunus Chkirate to exhibit his “Modernized” Collection

Ozzie Olympian Ji Wallace Encourages Celebrated Canadian Artist   Yunus Chkirate to exhibit his “MODERNIZED” Collection                                                            Ji Wallace personally persuaded his friend and illustrious Canadian artist, Yunus Chkirate to come to Australian and exhibit his latest daring art collection during the Sydney Mardi Gras. Known for his bold, large size, emotionally charged paintings, […]

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Pen & Paper Checks the Work of Creative Director, Designer and Illustrator Kevin Lyons: Video

  HYPEBEAST’s latest Pen & Paper sees the work of creative director, designer and illustrator Kevin Lyons. While in Paris for his snowboarding collection with DC Shoes, we caught up with the Brooklyn native to witness the mountainous transformation of his signature monster characters. Joining us for us a walk through the city of Paris along with a quick […]

Queer News

Gay Russian Artist Responds To Garage Magazine’s Racist ‘Black Woman’ Chair

  Out There Magazine reports: ALEXANDER (SASHA) KARGALTSEV responds to an unfortunate and offensive editorial depicting Dasha Zhukova, an internationally celebrated curator and media personality, which scandalized the internet this week. The photo depicts Ms. Zhukova sitting on a chair shaped as a black female figure with legs high in the air, strapped by a leather belt. […]

Art Queer News

Artists Using Thread-Based Crafts to Explore Contemporary LGBTQ Culture

Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community Exhibition dates: January 17 to March 16, 2014 Public Opening: January 17, 2014 6-8 pm Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community will be on view January 17 through March 16, 2014 at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art. Queer Threads, a group show curated by John Chaich, […]

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A Queer Aesthetic by Artist James Whitworth: Mardi Gras Festival Exhibition in Australia

  “Although Australia’s ABC have called artist Guy James Whitworth ‘promising’ and ‘collectible’ the poster-boy for Sydney’s Queer arts scene is certainly not resting on his reputation for his new exhibition ‘A Queer Aesthetic.’  Citing influences as wide ranging as medieval heraldry, 80’s pop-rock androgyny and neoclassical architecture, Whitworth is still working on his one man artistic revolution, challenging the viewers ideas on […]

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Watch The Master of Painting Beards, Aaron Smith, Make a Monoprint: Video

This is some great insight of what goes into making a mono print and for all you Aaron Smith fans out there a peek into his studio space. Los Angeles photographer Brigitte Sire captures her studio-mate, the painter Aaron Smith as he produces a mono-print one afternoon. Follow Aaron Smith on FACEBOOK  aaronsmithart.com brigittesire.com   […]

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Art: “Each Line, One Breath” by Netherlands Based Artist John Franzen: Video

  www.johnfranzen.com My first thought.. Omg tweaker art! But it couldn’t have been farther away from the truth. Meditative art is a better descritption of John Franzen‘s line art. “In his series of drawings titled Each Line One Breath, Netherlands-based artist John Franzen creates textured drawings remeniscent of wrinkled fabric or waves of water by drawing tediously placed […]

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Art in Wurst (Bratwurst)

  Yummy art with a retro vibe. “It all started with ‘The Scream’ by Edvard Munch. During running errands at a supermarket Karsten Wegener, Silke Baltruschat and Raik Holst discovered the face in a piece of packaged ham at the refrigerated counter. The shape of the ham, the arrangement of egg, cucumber, carrot and the packaging was perfect. Once you discover […]

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How Does Glitchy Art Show Us Broken Is Beautiful? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios Video

Smart = hot! “We all love broken things. WAIT WHAT?! Yes, you read that correctly. You may have noticed this thing called “glitch”, where people purposely push machines to malfunction, creating fascinating “mistakes”. But instead of being frustrated and disdainful of these errors (like we usually do when our technology fails mid-workflow, grrr) we find […]

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Wooden Popsicles by Artist Johnny Hermann

    So obscure and random. Keep them (the public) guessing! “Johnny Hermann is the alter-ego of the craftsman and designer Mauro Savoldi from Milan. He re-creates the vibrant, colorful magic of summer ices in objects of minimal design, recalling one of the sweetest and most nostalgic treasures of our past. The original popsicle was invented by […]

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Watch: “The Fortune Teller” : 50 Yrs of Faggotry in 5 Mins, Film by Leo Herrera

The Fortune Teller” – Viral Video Showcases 50 years of Faggotry in Less Than Five Minutes Herrera Studios Celebrates PRIDE With a Global Anthropology of Obscure Gay Photos and Footage With the Hope People Will Add Their Own Stories “The Fortune Teller” is comprised of 50 years of imagery and footage. The 5-minute clip took […]

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CHARACTER: Issue 8 Spring 2013 Issue: A Fancy Gay Art & Fashion Magazine

  CLICK ON THE COVER TO VIEW THE CURRENT ISSUE OF THE MAGAZINE CHARACTER IS A FANCY GAY ART & FASHION MAGAZINE OF IMAGES AND EMOTIONS. In July 2011, Eric Lanuit created the digital magazine CHARACTER. CHARACTER is first of all about the images, the emotions they create, and the stories they tell. Fairy tales, […]

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Mesmerizing Video Series “Everyone Wants Me, It’s My Biggest Downfall” by the Beardy Lukas Beyeler

This video that landed in my inbox (dirty!) by  Artist Lukas Beyeler is gripping. Keep your eyes peeled for more! Artist Lukas Beyeler was born in Switzerland. He is graduated in Visual Arts from the Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne. He lives and works in Zurich. http://www.lukasbeyeler.com/ Biography His work was included in ‘New Art from Switzerland’ at […]

Art Queer News

Headmaster No. 5 for the Sophisticated Man-Lover Is Here! And They’re Throwing A Party!

If you’re happy and you know clap your hands!!! Headmaster is the biannual print magazine for the sophisticated man-lover who appreciates smart writing and thought-provoking art. From its home base in Providence, Rhode Island, the editors of Headmaster write assignments for some of the world’s most talented man-loving artists. The completed assignments in turn become […]

Art Queer News

Copenhagen Performance Art Troupe – Dunst

Copenhagen-based Dunst, an alternative queer performance troupe talks to Xtra about their take on being drag queens. “We want to show that there are other things than the mainstream gay — that it’s not all about looking good,” says Dennis Agerblad, a member of Dunst. See full story HERE

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The Art of Drummer Magazine: New Outlines of Masculinity Presented by ANTEBELLUM Hollywood

ANTEBELLUM HOLLYWOOD presents THE ART OF DRUMMER: New Outlines of Masculinity   DRUMMER MAGAZINE was the granddaddy of all BDSM~Leather publications. Groundbreaking for it’s time~ Drummer set precedence for all homomasculine representation to come. ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE, TOM OF FINLAND, ENTIENNE, BILL WARD, REX, NIGEL KENT & RICK CASTRO among many others were featured in Drummer. NYC artist~ GRANITE~ will […]

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Artist Kris Knight Spotlighted on the Advocate: Gorgeous Androgynous Portraits

Gorgeous, emotional portraits that will draw you in like bait on a fish hook.   advocate.com Artist Spotlight: Kris Knight “Kris Knight is a Canadian painter whose work examines androgyny, psychotropic alterations, and the post-modern gaze. Knight paints characters that are lost between youth and adulthood. His mythical and ambiguous portraits are a blend of fantasy […]

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James Franco Has The Worlds Best Grip On Sexuality: “Gay Town” Art

James Franco on Skirting Populist Expectations in His “Gay Town” Show in Berlin “BERLIN — James Franco is at it again. Rather, by the looks of his new exhibition at Peres Projects in Berlin — which opened alongside his screening of the latest “Oz” film and pet project “Interior.Leather Bar” at the 2013 Berlinale — he’s been at it nonstop. “Gay […]