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Rainbow Art Installations Dazzle Viewers With Unique Colorful Art

In honor of #Pride2020 some rainbow art….

“In this collection of colorful art, we explore the artists behind some of contemporary art’s coolest rainbow art installations.”

Kelly Richman-Abdou, April 2017

mymodernmet.com: Rainbow Art Installations Dazzle Viewers With Unique Colorful Art

Image and Intimacy by Stuart Sandford at Tom of Finland House

Notice: The Stuart Sandford collection contains graphic (NOT pornographic) images for mature audiences only.

Stuart Sandford: 1421 Laveta Terrace

This exhibition consists of Stuart Sandford’s Polaroid suite, “1421 Laveta Terrace,” snapshots of his personal experiences and atmosphere at the Tom of Finland Foundation taken during his time as artist-in-residence there and serving as an homage to Tom, alongside a special collaboration of portraits with porn actor Brent Corrigan, as well as documentation of a bronze sculpture where visitors to Tom of Finland Foundation were asked to contribute their urine in the making of the work.

CULTUREEDIT/Tom of Finland Store presents an online exhibition titled 1421 Laveta Terrace, an intimate collection of photographs and moving image works by British artist Stuart Sandford.

advocate.com: Image and Intimacy by Stuart Sandford at Tom of Finland House

The Art of Botanical Illustration | Art History Stories

Today’s photographic capabilities are a better means of capturing the beauty and inner working of plants; however, that has not always been the case. Before the invention of the macro lens or even microscopes, artists and scientists took to drawing the plants; both for science and visual pleasure. It is an artistic practice as old as ‘art’ itself. And although it was a necessary part of identifying plant life in decades past, it is a process which is still very much alive today.

dailyartmagazine.com: The Art of Botanical Illustration – DailyArtMagazine.com – Art History Stories

While some of us might not have a green thumb, botanical illustrations can still be aesthetically pleasing to the eye…botanical illustrations are an important aspect of scientific research and documentation.

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‘No Space, Just a Place’ held at the Daelim Museum in Seoul | Gucci Stories

No Space, Just a Place. Eterotopia

Daelim Museum Seoul, South Korea
OLIVIA ERLANGER, IDA, IDA, IDA!, 2020. EXHIBITION VIEW, NO SPACE JUST A PLACE, DAELIM MUSEUM, SEOUL (2020)
MARTINE SYMS, NOTES ON GESTURE, 2015. EXHIBITION VIEW, NO SPACE JUST A PLACE, DAELIM MUSEUM, SEOUL (2020)
LEE KANG SEUNG, COVERS (QUEERARCH), 2019/2020. EXHIBITION VIEW, NO SPACE JUST A PLACE, DAELIM MUSEUM, SEOUL (2020)
CÉCILE B. EVANS, WHAT THE HEART WANTS, 2016. EXHIBITION VIEW, NO SPACE JUST A PLACE, DAELIM MUSEUM, SEOUL (2020)

gucci.com: Curator by Myriam Ben Salah gives an exclusive insight into the new exhibition ‘No Space, Just a Place’ held at the Daelim Museum in Seoul. – Gucci Stories

Photos: Inside the Fabled Walls of the Chelsea Hotel – Vanity Fair

The lobby, which was once filled with tenant artwork, now only showcases a sculpture of a child on a swing by Eugenie Gershoy, who was a resident artist in the 60s.
Another shot from inside #920, which was once composer Virgil Thomson’s apartment. Carlson and Taaffe moved in after Thomson’s death in 1989. Carlson said, “Virgil is still present in this place. Like a benign, gentle ghost. He died right here.”
Another papier-mâché sculpture by Eugenie Gershoy in the lobby.
Hotel Chelsea exterior

Inside the colorful former residence of Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Janis Joplin, and many more famous personalities.

vanityfair.com: Photos: Inside the Fabled Walls of the Chelsea Hotel

“The Chelsea Hotel may be the only Manhattan lodging space famous for its grit rather than its glamour. Even as only a few of the establishment’s neon letters are lit at night, it remains a solid New York City tourist attraction, drawing all those curious about the infamous Nancy Spungen murder or their favorite Leonard Cohen lyric. Today, few tenants from that raucous era remain, and the hotel is now being renovated into an artist-friendly luxury hotel. As an accompaniment to Nathaniel Rich’s oral history of the Chelsea, we bid farewell to the former Chelsea with a photographic tour inside its storied hallways.” — Alex Beggs Vanity Fair | photos by Robert Polidori

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“When Art and Physics Collide – Brought to you by Hyundai Motor Company

Illuminating the principles of quantum physics, ‘Quantum’ invites us to explore new paradigms of modern science and techno-scientific culture. Ten artist projects explode how quantum physics impacts our social reality, with far-reaching and unexpected results. The curators join multidisciplinary artist Lea Porsager as she explores the collision between quantum theory, sensuality and spirituality.”

Art + Technology via YouTube August 2019

8 Artists at the Paris Photo Fair Who Show Where Photography Is Going – The New York Times

Featured Images above:
Left: “Samual Petersen” from the series “They Love Trampoline.” Mr. Petersen, 75 at the time of this picture, is a former fisherman who walks 2 hours every day to tend to his flock of sheep, Right: “Svínoy” from “They Love Trampoline.”  Credit Charlotte Abramow, via Fisheye Gallery

The Abstract Beauty of One of the World’s Harshest Climates – Atlas Obscura

The desert, as you’ve never seen it before.

When he shoots deserts—which he does primarily in the Moroccan Sahara and Canary Islands—Tombolini explores in a 4×4 and either sets up camp or stays in the nearest village. “GPS is a huge help as once night comes in, the place changes radically and directions that seemed easy during the day are very tricky to find at night,” he says.

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Mr America and American Manhood | Man-Pulp Mags

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Joe Weider and his brother Ben – founders of the modern fitness and bodybuilding industry – also published Men’s Fitness and Adventure magazines in the 1950’s and 1960’s.   Kinda like “pulp novels” but in magazine form.  Topics ranged from sports and crime to the Korean War.  “You too can have muscles” to avoiding smoking and the dangers of petting.  These are covers from those publications that combined male fitness, contemporary issues and adventures into a periodical for bodybuilders, fitness enthusiasts and their admirers.

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There were those of us who discovered these, or similar publications in the early 70’s, during our teenage years and found them an avenue of escape, fantasy and adventure.  However (this in no way whatsoever diminishes the publications and the successful men and women who founded the modern industry) the pictures and the stories some of us found exciting in a way that was different from their other admirers and followers. And it took some years to finally realize the what’s and why’s about a homoerotic attraction (and it’s a whole other topic not even ready to tackle here).

So let’s take a look at some of the cover art and manly men displayed !

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