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One of my life’s passions is collecting band tees. A running joke in my family is that our legacy to our children will be vinyl, posters and t-shirts; and we don’t care how broke they are when we die, they better not sell them. In my vast collection, I have

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Looking at Kansuke Yamamoto’s photographs, it’s easy to overlook the fact that in creating these surreal images, he was risking imprisonment. In the mid-1950s, Japan was not a place that fostered creative expression – rather it cracked down on any artist who attempted to subvert the establishment and the government-sanctioned way

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When I first met Erica Frevel, I was giving her a reading in the summer of 2016. I had already done an aura-portrait of Constantine Charagma, and the three of us had decided that I would do one for Erica, so that they could be the author photos for Erica

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Garth Knight incorporates the Japanese rope bondage known as Kinbaku or Shibari into gorgeous living installations and photography. His work captures the breathtaking beauty of bondage, and also takes it into realms beyond humanity. Many of his series turn his subjects into elements of nature, transforming them into insects and arachnids,

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It’s that time of year when the end of the year lists are coming out (ours will start soon!). So the other day, I received a very interesting email about Evan Schultz‘s Battle Jacket end of the year list project on He listened to over 400 releases from 2016 and

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Today I associate Belgium with the astounding and esoteric arts practiced by the Church of Ra, as well as a host of other groundbreaking underground musicians and artists. But Belgium has a rich history of challenging artists, one of its most noteworthy being printmaker Félicien Rops (1833-1898). A companion of Baudelaire, he

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