The exhibition Porno Chic to Sex Positivity at the Museum of Sex traces how once-verboten depictions of sex became gradually acceptable in pop culture.
Ninja Thyberg’s film replicates a common plot structure for classic porn as it follows a young performer entering the business, but its focus is on the labor involved.
The company’s “Show Me the Nudes” initiative turns classic paintings from international museums into live pornography.
The Cinéma L’Amour in Montreal hearkens back to the Golden Age of Porn.
There are many issues with keeping pornography in the historical record. Was anything of value lost in Pornhub’s recent massive video purge?
Elizabeth 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.