There are many issues with keeping pornography in the historical record. Was anything of value lost in Pornhub’s recent massive video purge?
Evan Purchell’s collage film Ask Any Buddy stitches together 100 adult films from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s, illuminating aspects of everyday life amid the sex.
The site is hosting Leilah Weinraub’s film about underground Black-owned lesbian clubs, as part of its venture into artistic legitimacy.
MoMA’s screening series “Now We Think as We Fuck”: Queer Liberation to Activism argues for the inclusion of less respectable films in the queer canon.
Stag, on view at the Museum of Sex, presents the history of pornographic film going all the way back to the silent era.
In her new solo piece, Mette Ingvartsen unravels taboos onstage by reenacting key moments in the history of porn.
In Prurience, Christopher Green asks his audience to “consider if society is in the grip of an actual addiction or a moral panic.”
Dodie Bellamy’s Cunt Norton isn’t exactly pornography, but it’s a step in the right direction.
Madison Young isn’t the first woman I’ve seen pour honey on her naked body and, owing to certain lifestyle choices I’ve made, I have a feeling she won’t be the last.
The work of artist Eugene Bilbrew might be better known had not a dozen books with his illustrations on the cover been confiscated and outlawed in the late 1950s. While he drew for 20 years, his work is still little known outside a small group of deviant collectors and enthusiasts.
Given the vantage point of the digital era, the 1970s to the mid-1980s can now be reckoned the porn era’s golden age, such as it is. Those were years when feature-length pornographic films were shown at movie houses all over America.
Last week, Ugandan officials passed the 2011 Anti-Pornography Bill. Ugandans on Twitter (#UOT) were quick to join the fray with memes and a hashtag.