Auguste Wibo and the anonymous attraction of art

In a recent conversation for this magazine, author Samuel R. Delany discusses the bygone era of cruising in New York, remembering with the artist Jonathan Lyndon Chase about the time when the metropolis was a garden of earthly delights and anonymous sex. Delany remembers the city’s porn theaters, piers and …

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How “7 Prisoners” star Rodrigo Santoro “completely transforms” for human trafficking drama (video)

For his upcoming Netflix human trafficking drama, director Alexandre Moratto turned to Brazilian star Rodrigo Santoro to play the film’s menacing villain, Luca. But although Santoro does stand out in “Love, Actually,” “300,” “Westworld” and “Lost,” Moratto maintains that he is almost unrecognizable in this film. “Some people don’t even …

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United Arts announces September project grant winners

United Arts of Central Florida just released the names of the organizations that received its September project grant cycle. Seventeen organizations received grants during this cycle, totaling $ 27,000 in funds to support their projects, which range from cultural events to art therapy programs. The following copy is taken from …

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Why the Pipilotti Rist show at MOCA beats Van Gogh “immersive”

Near the entrance to “Pipilotti Rist: Big Heartedness, Be My Neighbor”, recently opened in the Little Tokyo warehouse space of the Museum of Contemporary Art, a multitude of screened videos accomplish something rare. The digital ephemeral becomes physical, gaining material weight, more like a solid sculpture than the usually vaporous …

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