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Kalup Linzy

Take Ecstasy With Me, A Tribute to Jose Esteban Munoz

Kalup Linzy | Posted 06.23.2014 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

All photos courtesy of Filip Wolak and The Whitney Museum of Art. Last Thursday April 17th, I participated in a tribute to Jose Esteban Munoz celeb...

'As Da Art World Might Turn'

Kalup Linzy | Posted 02.22.2014 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

Me as Pisces Wells performing at an opening. Shot at Arts@29 Garden Harvard Wrapping up 2013 and a gift to those who follow my work closely, I am r...

On Teaching Performance at Harvard

Kalup Linzy | Posted 02.16.2014 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

photo taken at NYU Grey Gallery It is an honor to be the first to teach performance in the Visual and Environmental Studies Department at Harvard. ...

As Da Art World Might Turn

Kalup Linzy | Posted 02.02.2014 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

Apart from teaching my two Harvard courses VES 66 Music Melodrama and Performance Art and VES 69k A Soap Opera Within Itself this semester, I create...

Watch Out, Harvard

Kalup Linzy | Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

installation shot of my work in the Visiting Faculty Exhibition at The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard. Fall 2013 This Fall I am teac...

Shred of Hope - a Fundraiser for Homeless LGBTQ Teenagers

Kalup Linzy | Posted 08.20.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

It's estimated that there are more than 4000 homeless youth in NYC -- but at present, there are only 400 beds available for this population. 100 percent of the proceeds from Shred of Hope will go directly to the Ali Forney Center, the largest organization helping homeless LGBTQ youth.

Melody Set Me Free

Kalup Linzy | Posted 08.11.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

My series Melody Set Me Free 2012, Season 3, which had its first run on James Franco's Whosay channel and a second life on YouTube, is eligible for a 2013 Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class -- Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program.

Art Basel Hong Kong Debate (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Kalup Linzy | Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

All photos by Vincent Fung and Desmond Cheung from HYPEBEAST On May 22, I headed to Hong Kong to perform, present, and premiere new work at a ...

Finally.... He's Coming Out

Kalup Linzy | Posted 07.13.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

In late 2011, I was commissioned by one of my collectors George Haddad, aka "Cousin George" to produce a video for one of his tracks on his upcoming album Coming Out. Not wanting to confuse this video with my own musical art videos, I decided to go out, buy a new wig, and try out some of my wardrobe that had not been worn.

Romantic Loner (My Feature Film) Watch It Here!

Kalup Linzy | Posted 06.21.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

Check out my feature film Romantic Loner!

Romantic Loner (The Music)

Kalup Linzy | Posted 05.13.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

The music video (the tamed version) from my feature film, Romantic Loner, and full length album is available for streaming. After a series of failed relationships, a video artist/singer attends an artist residency and soul searches.

My Art Journey Continues...

Kalup Linzy | Posted 04.23.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

This entry highlights my travels to Houston, Texas, Baltimore, Maryland and Louisville, Kentucky. On Saturday, January 26, 2012, in early the early...

'Romantic Loner' Gets A Star-Studded Screening

Kalup Linzy | Posted 02.10.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

Photos below are by Teri Slotkin On Thursday November 29th, I co-presented a private work in progress screening of my debut feature film, "Romantic ...

Dan Colen's Intimate Evening of Performance at Smalls Jazz Club (PHOTOS)

Kalup Linzy | Posted 11.09.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

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A Warhol Cabaret: My Experience at the Met Museum

Kalup Linzy | Posted 11.19.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

All photos courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York ©2012 Last weekend, Friday, September 14th and Saturday, September 15th, I presente...

Shooting My Feature Film - Introducing Kaye (Romantic Loner)

Kalup Linzy | Posted 10.24.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

This August I spent the month at Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, CA shooting a feature film. My official feature film debut as far as p...

Melody Set Me Free 2012 Season 3 On Demand

Kalup Linzy | Posted 10.17.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

Thanks to all who followed Season 3 of Melody Set Me Free 2012. Below are all seven episodes and outtakes of the season to watch, review, watch aga...

Weirdness Inspired

Kalup Linzy | Posted 08.29.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

When logging into Twitter last week, I came across a tweet that mentioned me. My heart fluttered. Curiosity got the best of me. When I checked...

Outtakes and New Season of Melody Set Me Free 2012

Kalup Linzy | Posted 06.14.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

A new season of Melody Set Me Free is on the way. Instead of ten episodes like last season, there will only be six. A softer season, but it still shou...

Surprise Party (I Love You)

Kalup Linzy | Posted 08.13.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

On June 1st, I traveled to my hometown Stuckey, Florida for a surprise birthday party for my mother that was put together by my aunt. After being in ...

Death of One, Birth of Another

Kalup Linzy | Posted 08.11.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

All photos taken by: Benedetta Pignatelli. On May 6th, I memorialized one of my beloved characters, Taiwan Braswell, at The Whitney Museum of Art's ...

LOOK: Kate Bosworth And Kalup Linzy At The Whitney Art Party

Posted 06.07.2012 | New York

After showing some adorable affection for one another at the CFDA Awards after party at The Standard earlier this week, Kate Bosworth and beau Michael...

Is New York Still a Home for Artists? Or My Home... So to Speak?

Kalup Linzy | Posted 05.28.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

Unlike my early days in New York, I no longer roam the boroughs attending opening after opening, party after party, all night conversations in some random artist loft/apartment/space (the after after party). It sounds great because it was great. It was also more distracting than inspiring.

Is New York Still A Home For Artists?

Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
Priscilla Frank

When asked if New York was the art capital in the 1960s the result was a unanimous "yes," so what changed? The most convincing reason was a positive one: simply, globalization happened, and the center shifted.

Frieze Art Fair New York: How Great Thou Art (or At Least It Felt That Way)

Kalup Linzy | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home
Kalup Linzy

On Thursday May 3, I attended the VIP opening for Frieze Art Fair on Randall's Island. Didn't know what to expect. I thought I was going to see five ...