These Violent Delights Have Violent Ends In “Alive With Pleasure!”
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These Violent Delights Have Violent Ends In “Alive With Pleasure!”

Alive With Pleasure!, curated by Irena Jurek at Asya Geisberg Gallery, hits like the Chelsea gallery equivalent of a summer rom-com or action flick. It’s highly entertaining, with just the right amount of irreverence, and visually seductive, while seeming to offer little fodder for viewer response beyond platitudes like, “That was cool! I liked it.” … Continue reading

Every Day Will Be Like A Holiday With ‘XXXmASS’ At Kate Werble Gallery
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Every Day Will Be Like A Holiday With ‘XXXmASS’ At Kate Werble Gallery

“If you don’t have a merry little Christmas, you might as well kill yourself. Every waking second should be spent in Christmas compulsion; career, love affairs, marriages and all the other clutter of daily life must take a back seat to this holiday of holidays,” writes John Waters in his psychotic Christmas classic Why I Love Christmas (130). Well, if it’s good enough for our preeminent filth elder John Waters, it’s good enough for us. Christmas is truly the best time of the year. Continue reading