Category: Art

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DEATH BOOK BY BRUCE LABRUCE: INTERVIEW

Available this Halloween and All Souls day at all good bookstores, museums, concept stores, and at Baron Books online store.
The second installment of The Death Book is dedicated to Bruce LaBruce’s archive of rarely published or previously unpublished work characterized by morbid fascinations. Here photographs depicting gang rapes, racial tensions, extreme violence, amputee fetishism and, of course, death challenge the viewer to explore what lies beneath the veneer of Western society. The book brings this body of work together for the first time, combining LaBruce’s performances, actions, film production stills and photography that explicitly outline his obsessions, with never-before-exhibited archival works from projects including Hustler White, Otto; or Up with Dead People, and L.A. Zombie.

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Irene Montemurro Wants To Open Up: A Conversation

By Jasmine ledesma
Irene Montemurro has the internet presence of a spider. Unfathomable, concealed and secretive. Her privacy is a hardened fruit kept in a plush, locked box. Her art is a delicate, beautiful web she has spun for us to see. Viewing her art, which ranges from drooly, blushing pencil drawings of cherries and strap on shoes, to sleek, black and white oceans of hair is like watching fish behind a wall of glass. All you can do is look. There is something almost royal about it

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Dealing with trauma

Matte Refic is not your everyday kind of multimedia artist, he stands out because of his passion working on sensitive and taboo topics and teaching art to prisoners. His job is a particularly challenging one, yet extremly rewarding, having influenced him as a person on multiple levels. We were lucky enough to get an interview with him and give a glance at the insides of his world.

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Michael Søndergaard is a contemporary art photographer and filmmaker based in Copenhagen. Focusing on portraiture, he often works with the culture and identity of youth and gender. Through his work, he always tries to communicate a […]