Zen Catharsis Claptrap

Thursday, October 20, 2005

Artist Periel Aschenbrand of "the only bush i trust" fame

about (LA weekly)

Monday, October 17, 2005

Vintage corsets

Vintage corsets
(LJ old pic blog)

Bellocq's prostitutes.

"Nobody cared much about Bellocq. He was a nobody--an old photographer, slowly going senile while living off of a small annuity income, who wandered around downtown, frequented camera stores, and kept trying, well into his seventies, to talk to the pretty young women photographers who frequented the camera stores. He died without issue, and nobody gave him a second thought.

…he makes no moralistic plea for the fallen woman. On the contrary, these portraits sharply capture a raw chaotic space of humanity, necessity, and sexuality, pushing Bellocq's work beyond his half-hearted attempts at pictorialism to the cusp of modernity. He reached into outrageous situations, and from them pulled existential gems of clarity." (exquisite corpse, images too), 'nother

danny stygion photographs "eve"

danny's site

Friday, October 14, 2005

Heather Corinna, "nude torso"

Heather Corinna

Fashion Friday: Hel-Looks

Documents the fashionable youth of Helsinki

Friday, October 07, 2005

Boris Artzybasheff for Time Magazine, "3d movies"

Source-Time mag
More Boris info and more

Thursday, October 06, 2005

Sophie Calles, "Sophie Calle: Appointment (w/Freud)"

Sophie Calles (amz link)

Tuesday, October 04, 2005

Christina Preston, "biproduct: self-explorations of Bipolar Disorder"


Saturday, October 01, 2005

Naughty Rembrandt

Rembrandt's naughty works are all but forgotten.
Forbes Article