Alexander Cavaluzzo

Post image for The Uncompromising Queer Politics of Bruce LaBruce

On the heels of a desultory interpretation of a prolific artist’s life (looking at you, Björk), the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) dedicated a retrospective to one of the foremost subversive queer filmmakers of our time.

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Post image for A Warhol-Inspired Performance Pops in the Wrong Ways

In general, it’s very difficult to assume the mantle of a Warholian legacy.

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Post image for A Documentary Offers a New Look at the House of Dior

In his new film, director Frédéric Tcheng traces the voyage that Raf Simons, the current creative director of the House of Dior, embarks upon when designing his first haute couture collection there.

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Post image for The Massive Men of Homoerotic Manga

Amidst the magical girls and sentient robots that dominate the Japanese graphic novels and comics known as manga, pockets of intrigue and eroticism lie.

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Post image for Does It Suck? Another Look at ‘Showgirls’

Long brushed off as a horrendous excuse for a film, Paul Verhoeven and Joe Eszterhas’s epic flop Showgirls may have more than meets the eye. Or, at least, its vulgar superficiality may be worth critical re-evaluation

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Chelsea Rae Klein,

SAN FRANCISCO — Can the stories of queer soldiers being marginalized, brutalized, and disenfranchised in the United States be considered dreams, or would it be more appropriate to call them nightmares?

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Post image for Consummating the Erotic Art of Two Souls

Invisible-Exports’ current show represents the agglutination of two transgressive, visionary, and carnal artists born 50 years apart in the 20th century.

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Post image for Picturing the Transfigurations of Fashion

“Fashion” can be characterized as many things: a business, a craft, a lifestyle. At its core, though, it’s a visual culture that embodies one very important quality: transfiguration.

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Playground: Growing Up In The New York Underground by Paul Zone

Many of us probably remember our formative years sitting in class, taking the SATs and trying to lose our virginity. Few of us probably spent that time hanging out with Debbie Harry, playing Max’s Kansas City, or finding success in an underground band.

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Still from 'Yves Saint Laurent'

Very few figures in fashion have embodied the archetype of the talented and tortured artist like Yves Saint Laurent.

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