Furniture and Naked People is an ongoing project in which we ask our favorite photographers to pair naked people with icons of modern design. Our fifth installment comes to us courtesy of South African photographer and filmmaker, Henrik Purienne. Productivity skyrockets when employees are seated comfortably in a Vertebra office chair, designed by Emilio Ambasz […]
He fucked her when I was in New York, and so I obviously wish I’d never gone, even though not every Princess gets to be a Parade Princess. If you’re Ariel or Jasmine, you’re sort of out, because everyone wants the classic girls, the Snow Whites and Cinderellas. I’m a Cinderella and got Macy’s. She’s […]
Dear photographers of pornography and cheesecake: Please stop putting animals in your pictures. Paging through a recent issue of a periodical I buy for its articles, I happen on “Bella,” a passably attractive bottle blonde posing nearly nude in a fake ice cave. The snow is polyfiber; the ice is lucite. Wearing just a pair […]
I was out on a hard night’s drinking with a married friend. If you have any friends that are married, or have kids, you know that quality time, which is to say adolescent drinking binges at seedy bars with $2.00 Budweisers, is not an easy thing to come by. I suppose my friend didn’t want […]
By Veronica Zambetti In Lapdancer (powerHouse), Juliana Beasley compiles images she took during her eight years as a stripper into a homage to dancers, their customers and admirers. She brilliantly peels aside the sex industry’s seedy surface to show the tender, banal, profound and playful reality of trafficking in sexual fantasy. The Modernist’s Veronica Zambetti, […]
Everyone has a fetish. This is ours. Furniture and Naked People is an ongoing project in which we ask our favorite photographers to pair naked people with icons of modern design. Our first installment was photographed in Paris by Richard Kern. Designers featured above include Jean Prouve, Charlotte Perriand, Serge Mouille, and Geoges Jouve.