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Peaches and Dreams: On Tour and Out and About With Peaches

Berlin-based photographer Holger Talinski captures the 'magic and the realities' of Peaches on tour in What Else Is in the Teaches of Peaches.

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20 Jul 2015 // 2:02 AM

From Vienna to Schoeller: The Revivals of Expressionism

The exquisite close-up technique of Martin Schoeller hearkens back to the thriving artistic times of Vienna circa 1900.

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30 Jun 2015 // 2:30 AM

Is Gender Out of Fashion?

Sex and Unisex, a history of fashion trends offers insight into changing notions of gender – and raises the possibility that the concept has outlived its usefulness.

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Portrait of a Family in the Throes of Freudian Panic

An electrifying story of deadly obsessions and poisonous pedagogy, Pin captures perfectly the dread and unease of '80s American suburbia.

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Cannes 2015: ‘La Tête Haute’ Is a Rosy View of France’s Juvenile Courts

Long takes of Malony gazing at harvested wheat fields and planted trees surrounding his rural rehab center -- a traditional, idyllic, cultivated French countryside -- suggest order and peace.

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Sex and Unisex: Fashion, Feminism, and the Sexual Revolution

Three cultural tectonic plates came together to produce the gender revolution: the postwar baby boom, the sexual revolution, and the civil rights movement.

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‘The Francois Truffaut Collection’ Captures the Director’s Finest Hours

These eight films collectively demonstrate a master filmmaker with a total understanding and command of cinematic language.

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The Visual Enchantment of Music Photography

Sometimes photographs tell stories that music cannot fully articulate, carrying in their grain long-gone atmospheres.

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Elsa Schiaparelli and Fashion Made Sublime

Meryle Secrest’s biography pays homage to Schiaparelli’s unique oeuvre by highlighting the efficiency of form and style in her designs, while framing them as miracles in their own right.

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Sex and the City’s Clubby Temple for the One Percent

Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's gives a breezily hagiographic look at the conspicuous consumption of the Vanity Fair crowd.

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We Aren’t the Mods and Other Sorry Tales of a Fashion Slave

I half-believed that if I went mod with enough gusto, a Lambretta would one day parachute itself onto my driveway. That was in 6th grade. I tried it again, as an adult, still hoping for that Lambretta.

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23 Apr 2013 // 7:00 AM

Is Nudity Really Necessary?

In light of Seth McFarlane's controversial performance at the Oscars, maybe it's time we rethink all the bare bodies.

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‘Maxwell Street Blues’ Is a Toe-Tapping Time Capsule

Viewing Maxwell Street Blues paradoxically stirs simultaneous emotions of melancholy and elation. Much like what happens when singing the blues.

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A Style Icon’s Legacy is Dissected by the Man Who Loved Him in ‘L’amour fou’

"Summer Hours" meets "Russian Ark" in this melancholy look at Yves Saint Laurent's artistic legacy.

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28 Sep 2011 // 5:26 AM

Virgin Mobile FreeFest: 10 September 2011 - Columbia, MD

Vibrant colors and the love of free music on display at the Virgin Mobile FreeFest.

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Ford & Lopatin: Channel Pressure

A work of heroic heritage -- reorganizing an era that is too often dismissed as sterile.

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Colin Hay: The PopMatters Video Interview

The former Men at Work frontman sits down with PopMatters to talk about the passing of his father, adding humor to dramatic songs, and how he wish he got rid of that fluteline all those years ago ...

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German Bands & Cat Designs: An Interview with Katie Gallagher

Whether basing her fashion designs on cats or collaborating with German electronica groups for her shows, Katie Gallagher is a force to be reckoned with in the fashion world.

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‘Eyes Wide Open’ Fails to See Clearly

Aaron’s love affair with Ezri, while pragmatically touching, appears to come about more as a means to ignite the fires (or rebel) from societal standards then to derive genuine affection.

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Photo Opportunities in Video Games

Paradoxically, the same dissociating effect of observing the real world through a camera's lens tends to envelop and immerse players in a game world.

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