The Met’s Tacky And Tasteless “Camp: Notes On Fashion” Gift Shop Is More Camp Than The Show
Camp / Fashion

The Met’s Tacky And Tasteless “Camp: Notes On Fashion” Gift Shop Is More Camp Than The Show

I love museum gift shops. I know, I know–this isn’t too much of a surprise after I’ve continually admitted my undying love of the worst of late capitalism, including yes, corporate Pride. But unlike that rainbow colored free-for-all, which comes around only one month a year to tickle my frantic shopping spree fancy, museum gift … Continue reading

What The Hell Is The Met’s Costume Institute Going To Do To Our Beloved Camp?: A Filthy Dreams Plea
Camp / Fashion

What The Hell Is The Met’s Costume Institute Going To Do To Our Beloved Camp?: A Filthy Dreams Plea

On Tuesday, I received a promotional email in my inbox (one of many I tend to ignore) announcing the theme of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute 2019 exhibition. To my shock (and horror), it was a theme familiar and close to my black little heart: camp! As a long-time denizen of camp, I … Continue reading

Good Intentions vs Dark Intentions: A Look at Two Masters of 20th Century Painting
Art

Good Intentions vs Dark Intentions: A Look at Two Masters of 20th Century Painting

Some artists’ talents come from a place that is raw, instinctive and purely untamed. Their magnificence and artistry lie in their natural urge for the simplest yet the most essential modes of expression. An artist can religiously present us one certain act throughout his career and each time prove the craftsmanship that he naturally owns. … Continue reading