My blog focuses on Art, Eros (sex), Thanatos (death), and of course the Oceanic Feeling.
Paul Thek’s Shrine, 1967 elucidates that not all forms of knowledge are obtained through optical encounters. Rather, haptic interactions are just as integral to conscious experience.
Carl Van Vechten’s 1920’s scrapbooks appropriate mass media images to demonstrate that queer culture already exists, a shift in framing is all that is needed to reveal it in dominant culture.
Francis Giacobetti’s Meat Triptych depicting Francis Bacon underneath a slab of meat suspended from a hook.
This is believed to be the only full frontal work that Leyendecker created.
Alive and dead flesh merge together in Kathe Kollwitz’s Woman with Dead Child.
Cocteau and his lover Jean Marais sitting on a bed together.
Charles Demuth knew that Brancusi’s Princess X was in fact a dick.
Rembrandt, Daumier, Caillebotte, Corinth, Soutine, Grosz, Bacon, and Thek share thanatonic visions of flesh.
Leyendecker’s The S.S. Leviathan. Who’s looking at whom?