An artist caused a stir on the streets of New York on Thursday by turning naked models into works of art. Andy Golub whipped out his paint pallet in Times Square and used a naked model Zoe West as his canvas in front of hundreds of shocked pedestrians. This is the not the first time model Zoe West has acted as Andy's muse, she was famously arrested in Times Square after stripping in a similar live art exhibition with Andy in
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According to Erica, this was was to convey the connection between humans and their clothes, and to break down taboos behind nudity:. I wanted to do it in a humorous and upbeat way and remove the traditional stigma of nudity being erotic. You must be logged in to post a comment. More like a bunch of staged shots.
In a radical break with convention, she dedicated a year to searching for five new lovers, seeking the rapture absent in a life of minivans and mom jeans—and finding a profound new sense of self-worth. When Leslie Morgan divorced after a twenty-year marriage, both her self-esteem and romantic optimism were shattered. Instead, Leslie celebrated her independence with an audacious plan: she would devote a year to seeking out five lovers in hopes of unearthing the erotic adventures and authentic connections long missing from her life.
I n Arthur Fellig, known as Weegee, a canny and gifted tabloid newspaper photographer, did something unprecedented: he assembled some of his best shots, of corpses and fires and arrests and crowds and spectacles, and made them into a book, published in hardcover—this at a time when photography books were still relatively rare, and tabloid photography lay beneath the notice of most people who bought books. It was called Naked Cityand it became a minor best seller. His chief writer, Martin Wald, brought him a script titled Homicide.
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It is ambitious, affecting, intelligent, plangent, comic, kooky and impassioned. I've read a lot of novels this year, between judging the Man Booker prize and the Granta Best of Young British Novelistsand I've yearned for this kind of exuberant, precise fiction. A Naked Singularity might be considered part of the "maximalist" tradition, or even what James Wood described as "hysterical realism".