Artist Eunsuk Yoo recently removed his sculptural installation of Spider-man sporting a clearly visible erection. His other choice was to modify it, which he chose not to do. He explained his impetus for making the scandalous piece of art:
“I wanted apply the natural physical phenomenon to a superhero depict whats’s natural in the morning without lies and superficial-ness in a comical way.”
Sounds good to us! He can climb the trees in our forest any time. For a mid-century Japanese Batman taking it up the ass, click here. Really.
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…and so I did. Good morning, baby. Get it up and smell the bacon! (Squeal like a pig…)
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Leather David Home and Bath
History in the bars! In 1966, artist Mike Caffee created the iconic “Leather David [that] became one of the best-known symbols of San Francisco leather. [It] appeared on pins, posters, calendars, and matchbooks…and plaster casts”*
Forty-five years later, Caffee is still on Folsom St., now at the Powerhouse, where he will be presenting a slide-show in conjunction with Forever Folsom, Jose Guevara’s Valentine’s Party at The Powerhouse 1347 Folsom Street San Francisco. 7-10 pm. Sunday, February 13th, 2011. For more, click here.
*Gayle Rubin, excerpted from “The Miracle Mile: South of Market and Gay Male Leather, 1962-1997″ in Reclaiming San Francisco: History, Politics, Culture (City Lights: 1998)
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