Although they have been around for the past few decades, hyper-sexual music videos hit another level in 2013. For years, rap music carried a huge weight on its shoulders for its depiction of women especially. But these sexed-up images trickled more into the mainstream in 2013 and it was explored halfway through the year in a solid article over at CBC Music. [READ MORE...]
The ever provocative Chinese photographer Ren Hang is having a solo show in Malmo, Sweden. Read our interview with Ren Hang here. In Addition to Sleep will be on view until May 25 at Galleri Vasli Souza, Gustav Adolfs Torg 10B, Malmo, Sweden.
Great collection of pornographic poetry by Pierre Louÿs and illustrations by Toyen. “Possibly the filthiest collection of poetry ever published.” First published in 1927, Wakefield Press releases the first English translation of the work. Pybrac is out now on Wakefield Press.
A little more than a year after the first issue, Animae takes it up a notch with issue two – lots of beautiful fashion, photography, art – all on beautiful paper and a pastel wash of just the right amount sexuality. This magazine should be on your coffee table too. [CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE PHOTOGRAPHS]
Adarsha Benjamin curates a group show called Sex Ed at Art Basel Miami 2013. Through performances, lectures, site specific installation and various participatory events, Sex Ed will be a forum for novel discussions about the past, present, and future of sex, in all its multifarious possibilities and expressions in the 21st century. Sex Ed will be on view from December 4 to December 8 at Always Flowers, 60 NE 39th Street, Miami, Florida.
Amy Hood, Bearsville, New York.