I vividly remember the first time I saw James Bidgood’s underground film Pink Narcissus (1971): I was 15 and still in the closet.
A pioneer of street photography, Levitt worked in the most crowded and poorest neighborhoods of New York searching for the theater of everyday life.
Fuori proposes a reinterpretation of Italian visual arts from the 1960s to the present day, affording greater prominence to women and young artists.
Melding psychedelia with disco at a fast tempo, Cowley helped refine a new music genre, “Hi-NRG,” which seemed ideal to enhance the hot and sweaty vibe of San Francisco’s gay clubs.
For almost 50 years, Tomaso Binga has been tackling the numerous manifestations of patriarchy in Italian culture. At 88, she is a living legend in Rome’s cultural scene.
In Luigi Ghirri’s Colazione sull’Erba, previously unpublished images from the photographer’s archive present a sparsely populated world of placid tranquility.
For General Rehearsal, authors wrote scenes for fictional productions, selecting works of art instead of characters.
At the beginning of the 2000s, Dutch publishers Gert Jonkers and Jop van Bennekom started to edit BUTT with the aim to tackle the then mainstream gay aesthetic of perfectly groomed men with something dirtier, frank, and authentic.
Among Fontana’s least-known works, the Spatial Environments feel like the pieces that can allow for a better understanding of the depth and breadth of the artist’s practice, which is too often solely associated with the famous cut-up paintings.
Thomas Ruff’s photographs question history, art making, and the medium itself.
Karol Radziszewski began his art publication DIK Fagazine in 2005, and has since delved into the little-known queer archives of former Soviet Union countries.
Francesco Vezzoli has delved into the archival material of Radiotelevisione Italiana, shaping a narrative of the culture, politics, and entertainment of the period.