That are actually good. If you, like me, fear the sun and would rather spend your time hiding out in a cool dark room, here are a few sexy art house films – in no particular order – to increase your cultural capital and get you in the mood for the summer fling you’re procrastinating finding. By Sophia Larigakis.
Being a man with a camera is increasingly a loaded profession. We sat down with artist Richard Kern—no stranger to transgression—to discuss the difference between the male and female gaze, Petra Collins, art trolls, and much more. By Chloe Sariego. Illustration of Kern by Maggie Dunlap.
Phile is a new biannual mag that explores sexual subcultures, and features artists and writers ranging from scholars to sex workers (not that the two are mutually exclusive, duh). Here’s everything you need to know! By Sophia Larigakis. Main image by Matthew Tammaro.
In celebration of the release of a new book of photos by Dora Maar, here are four interesting things you should know about her life, and her complicated relationship with Picasso. By Kristen Cochrane. Main image: Dora Maar by Man Ray, 1936.
Based on Margaret Atwood’s renowned feminist novel, the new series The Handmaid’s Tale imagines a dystopian future where women are turned into baby-making-slaves in a military patriarchy (dark). Episode 4 airs tonight! Here’s why it’s important to watch. By Michel Ghanem.
Are you feeling #oppressed by Instagram’s insistence on constantly censoring your period and pube pics? Well don’t fret: artists Molly Soda and Arvida Byström have published a book of images that the app tried to erase from our feeds forever. By Sophia Larigakis.
The Tribeca Film Festival in NYC starts this Wednesday, April 19th! Here’s 6 films with female directors or female protagonists that you should def go out and see :) By Kristen Cochrane.
Is it true that yesterday’s smut is today’s erotica? Decide for yourself with this selection of works by 5 erotic artists we love. By Sophia Larigakis.
New York’s Feminist Film Week starts today! Here’s a list of films you can’t miss. (And if you don’t live in NYC, this is still a great list of must-sees by pioneering feminist filmmakers.) By Kristen Cochrane.
Is burlesque more “artistic” than stripping? Is one more body positive than the other? Aria Delanoche breaks down the difference between the two communities, and what she loves about both. By Sophia Larigakis.