“Why the hell are we uptown for this?” one film producer grumbled as we rushed into Jazz at Lincoln Center last Monday for the premiere of season three of Girls, the HBO series created by and starring Downtown darling Lena Dunham.
“Space and availability?” Shindigger suggested as Anna Wintour darted by in a full-length Prada fur, emblazoned with feminist pop art. Arianna Huffington stormed past in a hurry as well, although there was no need to rush—the red-carpet proceedings, broadcast inside the theater, would be in full swing for more than 30 minutes past the scheduled start time. Read More
In a stunt worthy of James Franco, Columbia professor Emlyn Hughes bared all for a strange performance art piece during a Frontiers Quantum Mechanics class on Monday, New York Daily News reports. The lecture opened with Professor Hughes “stripping down to his underwear as images of 9/11 and the Holocaust showed on a screen behind him.”
And it just gets better from there…
The NYPD couldn’t stop ‘em, but the landlord did.
Back in February, artist Brian Reed posed a nude model in the storefront window of West Village gallery The Chair and Maiden. She wore nothing but a chintzy-looking sculpture around her head and shoulders–asking $30,000 no less, model not included. It was an artistic Read More
The clever folks at Gizmodo used the Freedom of Information Act to obtain body scan images of one hundred citizens and have published what they claim are naked images from the TSA body scanners.
Uncharacteristically for a Gawker Media property, the site had the decency (or prudery…or legal discomfort) to remove any “identifying Read More
Two mostly naked female models, posed perfectly still, were portraying a classic dominatrix scene last Friday in a spacious and dimly lit Chelsea art gallery. One of them, a curvy 25-year-old known as January Darling, who donned bright red lipstick and shiny Betty Page-like locks, was kneeling upright, wielding a long faux pearl necklace that Read More