By Gaby Collins-Fernandez
FEB 2020 | ArtSeen
Considering that as President, Bush orchestrated the circumstances for these paintings, I wanted to know whether and how he accounts for the politics of his aesthetics. As a civilian, I was literally a piece of his constitutive power as Head of State; and the prescribed outlet for my rage at his misrepresentations and their consequences was essentially voting. Now, to our mutual surprise, we share a vocation, which means that I can evaluate him as a peer.
By George Grella
DEC 19-JAN 20 | Music
In the tidy, fun Punk Lust exhibit at the Museum of Sex, there was a famous photograph of Stiv Bators on stage at CBGB, in front of the Dead Boys, getting head from either one of two people: the clubs waitresses, who had been encouraged by the Dead Boys manager Genya Ryan, or else, according to Bebe Buell in her autobiography Rebel Heart: An American Rock n Roll Journey (2002), Americas number-one punk groupie, Damita X.