BY Laurie in Artsy on Dec 16, 2013 |
Marina Abramović is a force of nature; Her grueling performances have established her as one of the major female artists of our time. Most recently, her piece The Artist is Present, involved sitting in the MoMA for 736 hours, not moving, while spectators were allowed to sit and stare at her for as long as they liked.
Her latest work, an autobiographical performance piece titled The Life and Death of Marina Abramović, is an avant-garde ... Read More
BY Laurie in Sexy on Nov 22, 2013 |
At the NY premiere of Beth B's latest documentary, EXPOSED–which pulls back the curtain on the NYC Burlesque scene–there was a touching moment during the Q+A that followed the screening: A young audience member revealed that she had grown up in a very closed-minded family, and wept as she thanked the performers for their bravery.
This was just one of the many moments that made me realize that this special movie--which discusses sexuality, letting ... Read More
BY Laurie in General on Nov 21, 2013 |
We recently heard from some Australian BUSTies who are in dire need of picking up the latest issue of BUST Magazine, so we asked our distributor for a list of stores in the country that carry BUST.
Of course you can subscribe, or for immediate satisfaction, you can buy the magazine digitally here. Easy as that!
Happy Reading, with love from BUST! xoOutlet Desc
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BY Laurie in Artsy on Nov 07, 2013 |
Legendary NY filmmaker Beth B is best known for her underground No Wave films of the 70’s and 80s and is considered to be one of the main progenitors of the Cinema of Transgression movement. She has recently turned her lens on one of the most fascinating genres of the past decade, the weird and wonderful world of the NYC burlesque scene. She explores eight of the major players and their passion for the art in her new documentary, Exposed. Some of our most ... Read More
BY Laurie in Music Stuff on Oct 29, 2013 |
It was a sad and shocking Sunday when the word got out that Lou Reed had passed away. There’s no denying the profound influence that his songs and persona had on hundreds of thousands of bands, artists and freaks who wanted to move to New York City, soak up any cool that was left, do drugs, and make the scene. The Velvet Underground will always be known as the band with the least amount of commercial success who inspired the most malcontents to pick up ... Read More