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The Lisbon-Estoril Film Festival: From David Lynch to Arto Lindsay

Karin Badt | Posted 11.23.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

It was the wildest film festival I have ever attended: the Lisbon-Estoril Film Festival, now in its eighth year. First, the range of the program was staggering.

New Wave Women: Paris Photo Los Angeles

Catherine Corman | Posted 12.02.2014 | Arts
Catherine Corman

Corinne Vionnet layers hundreds of similar photographs of the same landmark to give an impression of a place we all know. Influenced by the mists of Monet and Turner, as well as early etchings of monuments, she hopes to create a portrait of collective memory.

Kino! Festival of German Film Opens With Christian Schwochow's West

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

A pretty, blue-eyed blond and a young boy say a tearful goodbye to one man, and in the next scene, leave by car with another. Border patrol, strip searches, humiliating intrusive interrogations lead to a refugee camp with more of the same.

The Unsentimental Childhood Photo Series You've Been Waiting For (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.09.2014 | Arts

Since she was a teenager in the 1960s, Nan Goldin has been perpetually shocking the art world with her raw visions of lust, desire, addiction, abuse a...

Nan Still Stands: "Nan Goldin: Nine Self-Portraits" at Fraenkel Gallery

Larissa Archer | Posted 04.26.2014 | San Francisco
Larissa Archer

Much of Goldin's earlier work, the work that made her name, captured the vivid atmosphere of a world of which she was a part, and which now only exists in our cultural mythology and the memories of and artistic documents created by its survivors.

Nan Goldin's Intimate Side

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.03.2013 | Arts

Nan Goldin's upcoming exhibition, entitled "wish you were here," is the coolest memory album you never had. The show, dubbed "a visual diary of summer...

THOSE WHO COULD HEAR THE MUSIC (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.11.2013 | Arts

An upcoming group show, on view at Friedman Benda Gallery, takes its title from a Nietzsche quote: "And those who were seen dancing were thought to be...

Photography Lovers, Get Ready To Freak Out

Posted 02.14.2013 | Arts

Aperture's "Photography" exhibition is sort of like "The Breakfast Club" of art shows. Six iconic photographers, each with a wildly different backgrou...

Torture and Terror in Art History and the Healing Power of Revelation Before Zero Dark Thirty

G. Roger Denson | Posted 01.28.2014 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

2013-02-01-ScreenShot20130201at4.49.35PM.pngWhen considering torture and terror, the first question of relevance is, Do we require an experience of torture and terror first hand, either as a survivor or as a witness, to be credible on the subject?

Avignon 2012: Who Do You Think You Are: Porn Star-Boyscout-Junkie An Island of the Sublime

Frank Browning | Posted 09.18.2012 | Arts
Frank Browning

If you want to escape the auditory bombardment, there is one island of contemplative contemporary art that has just opened in an old manor house at the very heart of Avignon -- and it's the single richest private collection to arrive in France, say the promoters, in more than a century.

The 10 Best Kisses In Art

Posted 07.06.2012 | Arts

Pucker up, readers, it's National Kissing Day! The holiday actually originated in the UK to bring back the simple pleasure of kissing for kissing's sa...

Philly Up Close And Personal

Posted 04.20.2012 | Arts

Zoe Strauss was given a camera for her 30th birthday. Even before she had the device, however, Strauss had a vision for a project that would present p...

Making New Friends In Russia

Posted 03.23.2012 | Arts

Bertien van Manen's exhibition "Let's sit down before we go" features 60 photos taken from 1991 to 2009, when the photographer travelled throughout Ru...

Happy Birthday, Diane Arbus!

Posted 03.14.2012 | Arts

Diane Arbus, the rebellious photographer known for capturing people on the periphery of society would have turned 89 today. Arbus, the daughter of pro...

Home-Work: Photographer David Armstrong Talks About His Latest Monograph, 615 Jefferson Avenue

Jane Harris | Posted 02.18.2012 | Arts
Jane Harris

Suffused with longing and an acute sense of the ephemeral, there is among the gorgeous young faces and carefully arranged tableaux, a feeling that time and memory are paradoxical twins, never in synch, but always connected. 

PHOTOS: Nan Goldin's 'Scopophilia' Uncovers The Louvre's Dark Desires

Posted 01.08.2012 | Arts

Nan Goldin's upcoming exhibition, entitled 'Scopophilia,' or the love of looking, captures the "desire awoken by images." The collection combines over...

From Victim to Victor: Women Turn the Representation of Rape Inside Out.

G. Roger Denson | Posted 03.08.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

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Paul Bowles Revisited: You Are Not I at the New York Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.09.2011 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Uptown at the Walter Reade Theater on Thursday night, the vibe was decidedly downtown. The occasion: the New York Film Festival screening of director Sara Driver's film of a Paul Bowles short story, You Are Not I.

PHOTOS: Nan Goldin's 'Fire Leap' In London

Posted 10.08.2011 | Arts

Photographer Nan Goldin's Fire Leap exhibition at the Sprovieri Gallery London was part of the inauguration of the new Sprovieri Gallery Space at 23 H...

Sunny Suits' "The Wild Heart," a Privileged View Into the Life of an Artist

Nicole Garton | Posted 07.06.2011 | Arts
Nicole Garton

Like the photo diary of an itinerant young bohemian, "The Wild Heart" invites the viewer into the bedrooms of the photographer and her friends, where we find the inhabitants unguarded and authentic.

XX Chromosocial: Women Artists Cross The Homosocial Divide

G. Roger Denson | Posted 09.15.2014 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

The rise of feminism corresponds roughly with the expansion of the artworld to include women's production. This is a history that began predominantly in impelling women's art as an expression of the identification of women apart from men.

INTERNATIONAL ART: Nan Goldin Emerges From Seclusion in a New Louvre Show

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

At the invitation of guest curator Patrice Chéreau, Nan Goldin has put together a slide show titled "Scopophilia" at the Louvre that includes new pho...

PHOTOGRAPHY: Nan Goldin's 'Poste Restante,' An Exhibit In Rotterdam

Phaidon, Agenda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Since the 1960's Nan Goldin's work has confronted social taboos, as she documents her life and the lives, relationships, and experiences of those arou...

Elton John Closes Exhibit Partially Seized As Child Porn

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A British gallery that turned over a photo of two naked girls to police amid child pornography concerns has closed the exhibition at the request of El...

Elton John Defends Photo Seized By Child Porn Police

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Elton John said Wednesday that he owns a photo of two naked girls taken by award-winning photographer Nan Goldin that was seized by police at a Britis...