David LaChapelle Wins Pre-Trial Ruling Against Rihanna

A federal court has refused to dismiss David LaChapelles copyright claim against pop singer Rihanna over a music video with scenes allegedly copied from several of LaChapelles images. The ruling, by the US District Court in New York City, means the photographers claim can now go to trial.LaChapelle filed suit in February, alleging that some … Continue reading

Impact of images in advertising and impact on consumer’s lives

article by Katherine Sullivan very interesting stuff and well written.   Microsoft Word – ATEOI.doc

Mapplethorpe – A Biography

The following selected text comes from the book titled above by Patricia Morrisroe 1995 Their own sexual relationship, though, was less than satisfactory, and while she loved him, she didn’t feel passionate about him. Mapplethorpe was disheartened whenever anybody failed to appreciate his art, yet he never questioned his talent. The positive feeling he had … Continue reading

selected images and text Richard Prince

Text as appears in Prince, R & Sante, L, 2003 , Richard Prince , Phaidon, London. Some photos are from here and also Prince, R & Bürgi, B, 2002 , Richard Prince: paintings, photographs , Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit. Richard Prince (RP) ‘…I grew up in the suburbs…no one wore cool clothes. I had never seen a white levis jacket or a … Continue reading

Sexualization of Girls in Media – Report by the APA | Clean Cut Media

Sexualization of Girls Report by the APAAmerican Psychological Association came out with a report that shows girl as young as 4 and 5 years old are wearing new clothing styles such as push-up bras, thongs, mini skirts and other adult type outfits. Following the onslaught of media images girls see on TV, there is a … Continue reading

Google faces pressure from facebook

at the same time, it is in the unusual position of racing to catch up with a rival, as Facebook captures more of the time, information and ad views of Internet users.Of particular concern to Google is the fact that many people now turn to Facebook with search queries, like seeking the best place to … Continue reading

The Model Roberta Mancino Raises Her Profile By Showing Some Skin – NYTimes.com

“I didn’t want to be a model. It was just a way to make money.” Her true passions were dancing she started ballet at 4, then turned to salsa and sports. via The Model Roberta Mancino Raises Her Profile By Showing Some Skin – NYTimes.com.

Porn As Performance Art?: Sasha Grey Releases “Neu Sex,” Her First Book of Art Photography – ARTINFO.com

    Sasha Grey explained how shes been able to recast her career in pornographic films as performance art. Its about “using my body as a canvas, as the tool,” she said. “I was able to examine myself.” She also discussed the difficult positions in which modern women find themselves “Were allowed to be sexy, … Continue reading

Bratz Dolls sexualising children

Singer Christina Aguilera is also singled out after a shoe advertisement in which she licks a lollipop while dressed as a schoolgirl. Other signs of the early sexualisation of girls include T-shirts worn by five-year-olds with “flirt” written across the chest, magazines telling pre-teens to lose weight and style their hair to attract boys, and … Continue reading

Are These Rainbow Parties for Real? – New York Times

IF drinking, driving and college admissions aren’t enough for the parents of teenagers to worry about, there’s a new specter on the horizon: “rainbow parties.” As explained in a new paperback novel for teenagers from Simon & Schuster, rainbow parties are group oral sex parties in which each girl wears a different shade of lipstick, … Continue reading

Bitch Slap Review

I loved this movie and thought that this was a very balanced review Following in this, I would say, grand tradition comes Bitch Slap, directed by Rick Jacobson. Although the film does not perhaps reach the heights of classic exploitation such as Faster, Pussycat!, I Spit On Your Grave and They Call Her One Eye, … Continue reading

Having a Kid Can Ruin Your Sex Life

The story chalks the lack of sexy time up to the additional workload that comes with having a new mouth to feed around the house. Constant feedings and diaper changes, lack of sleep, it’s all a killer in the bedroom. Putting out is the last thing a woman wants to think about when your demon … Continue reading

2010 Video Games depicting and interacting with sex

Instead the analog stick and button prompts let you touch a fully clothed Madison Paige, unbutton her bra, repeatedly kiss her, and change positions. It’s this culture that celebrates Hooters and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Editions while airbrushing vaginas out of existence in Playboy The game’s Lust level features a climb up a giant penis-shaped tower, … Continue reading

BMWs “Shameful” Greek Used Car Ad

So whats the message? “You know youre not the first.” Most simply described “BMW premium used cars are so beautiful, it wont matter if youre not the first driver.” found this pic the other day will be perfect to overlay the test above for my body of work via BMWs “Shameful” Greek Used Car Ad.

High-Tech Flirting Turns Explicit, Altering Young Lives – NYTimes.com

LACEY, Wash. — One day last winter Margarite posed naked before her bathroom mirror, held up her cellphone and took a picture. Then she sent the full-length frontal photo to Isaiah, her new boyfriend. Both were in eighth grade. They broke up soon after. A few weeks later, Isaiah forwarded the photo to another eighth-grade … Continue reading

Censor and be damned! APAFT

Robb, Julie. Censor and be damned! [online]. Artlink, v.18, no.3, Sept 1998: 15-16. Availability: ISSN: 0727-1239. [cited 09 Mar 11]. censor and be dammed click on link to see article favorite bits Nevertheless, an officious bystander will find it difficult to argue that they were caused offence by a work or art if they were … Continue reading

Crossing the fine line: the case of Concetta Petrillo APAFT

Archer, Allison. Crossing the fine line: the case of Concetta Petrillo [online]. Artlink, v.18, no.3, Sept 1998: 54-56. Availability: ISSN: 0727-1239. [cited 09 Mar 11]. crossing the fine line click on link to see the article favorite bit the current legislation left police with the power to make decisions as to whether artworks were indecent … Continue reading

An accelerated life [Interview with Lydia Lunch by Farmer, Caroline.] APAFT

Lunch, Lydia. An accelerated life [Interview with Lydia Lunch by Farmer, Caroline.] [online]. Artlink, v.18, no.3, Sept 1998: 67-68. Availability: ISSN: 0727-1239. [cited 09 Mar 11]. an accelerated life click on link to see article favorite bits The goal of pornography is satisfaction. Usually an onanistic satisfaction or satisfaction between two people. It;s society abut … Continue reading

Dying frightened gasps of old men in suits [Censorship protects the position of those who censor and part of this corruption is the endemic abuse of girls and women.] APAFT

Dement, Linda. Dying frightened gasps of old men in suits [Censorship protects the position of those who censor and part of this corruption is the endemic abuse of girls and women.] [online]. Artlink, v.18, no.3, Sept 1998: 17-21. Availability: ISSN: 0727-1239. [cited 09 Mar 11] dying frightened gasps of old men click on link to … Continue reading

Lollies and legends [An exploration of eroticism in life and art and responses from the art world.] APAFT

Schoenbaum, Sam. Lollies and legends [An exploration of eroticism in life and art and responses from the art world.] [online]. Artlink, v.18, no.3, Sept 1998: 40-42. Availability: ISSN: 0727-1239. [cited 09 Mar 11]. lollies and legends click on link to see the article favorite bits by presenting this information as art it would question many … Continue reading