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Hochschule für Künste Bremen (Hg.): Der schöne Mann / Das Magazin

Hochschule für Künste Bremen (Hg.): Der schöne Mann / Das Magazin

D 2012, 291 S. mit zahlreichen S/W- u. Farbfotos, Broschur, € 14.39
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Textem
»Der schöne Mann / Das Magazin« präsentiert ein Vision zum Verhältnis Mann und Mode. Sie stammt von Studierenden der Studienrichtung Integriertes Design an der Hochschule für Künste in Bremen. 15 Kollektionen sollen diese Vision visualisieren. Darüber hinaus führten die Studenten Interviews mit internationalen Designern und Autoren, luden Philosophen und Essayisten dazu ein, sich mit Textbeiträgen einzubringen. Schließlich formulierten sie auch ... Weiterlesen

Gary L. Atkins: Imagining Gay Paradise

Gary L. Atkins: Imagining Gay Paradise

Bali, Bangkok, and Cyber-Singapore. Hong Kong 2011, 320 pp., brochure, € 29.95
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Hong Kong University Press
The book depicts gay paradises in Southeast Asia and the men who created them. It studies the obstacles gay men have faced in securing a voice as citizens, and how they used images of paradise in Bali, Bangkok, and Singapore to create a sense of refuge, construct homes for themselves, and dissent from typical notions of manhood and masculinity. For ... Weiterlesen

Larry Kramer: The Normal Heart

Larry Kramer: The Normal Heart

UK 2011 (Reprint), 79 pp., brochure, € 14.99
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Nick Hern
Larry Kramer's drama is a polemical, argumentative, witty and contentious play about the political and emotional consequences of the AIDS crisis. It is set during the early days of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s. It follows the efforts of one man, while his friends are dying around him, to break through a conspiracy of silence, indifference and hostility from ... Weiterlesen

Clemens Dreyer / Claas Triebel: Ein bisschen Wahnsinn

Clemens Dreyer / Claas Triebel: Ein bisschen Wahnsinn

D 2011, 173 S., geb., € 12.34
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Ein bisschen Wahnsinn war schon immer mit von der Partie, wenn die Länder der Eurovision seit 1956 das beste Lied Europas kürten. Seit Conchita Wurst grandiosem Sieg ist das größte Musikereignis der Welt wieder ein Thema, bei dem alle mitreden wollen. In diesem Buch finden sich Fragen zu so unterschiedlichen Themen wie die Punktevergabe zwischen den Ländern, über die Anzahl ... Weiterlesen

Judith Chazin-Bennahum: René Blum and the Ballets Russes

Judith Chazin-Bennahum: René Blum and the Ballets Russes

In Search of a Lost Life. USA 2011, 277 pp. illustrated, hardbound, € 59.95
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Oxford University Press
The biography of a cultural hero, »René Blum and the Ballets Russes« uncovers the events in the life of the enigmatic and brilliant writer and producer who resurrected the Ballets Russes after Diaghilev died. A passionate and prominent littérateur, René Blum was also brother of Léon Blum, the first socialist PM of France. As an editor of a chic literary ... Weiterlesen

Derek Jarman: Jubilee

Derek Jarman: Jubilee

Six Film Scripts. USA 2011, 226 pp., brochure, € 17.79
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University of Minnesota Press
From the early 1970s until his death in 1994, Derek Jarman made scores of films. Assembled here are six of his unforgettable film scripts: »Akenaten«, »Jubilee«, »Bob-Up-A-Down«, »B Movie: Little England/A Time of Hope«, »Neutron«, and »Sod 'Em« - five of these films haven't made it to the screen yet. For some, Jarman was much of a Renaissance man, aggressively ... Weiterlesen

David Weissman und Bill Weber (R): We Were Here

David Weissman und Bill Weber (R): We Were Here

USA 2011, OF, dt.UT, 90 min., € 12.99
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Pro-fun
Vier Männer und eine Frau stehen im Zentrum dieser Dokumentation über die Aidskrise. Bis 1997 starben allein in San Francisco - der schwulsten Stadt der Welt - 15.584 Menschen an Aids, davon die überwiegende Mehrheit schwule Männer. In den Anfangsjahren versetzte Aids die schwule Community in Panik. Gleichzeitig mobilisierte sie auch ungeahnte Solidarität. Lesben spendeten Blut für ihre schwulen Freunde. ... Weiterlesen


Christopher Simon Sykes: David Hockney - A Rake's Progress

Christopher Simon Sykes: David Hockney - A Rake's Progress

The Biography, 1937-1975. UK 2011, 364 pp. with numerous b/w + colour photographs, hardbound, € 29.95
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Doubleday
Drawing on unprecedented access to Hockney's extensive archives, notebooks, and paintings, as well as on interviews with family, friends, and Hockney himself, the biographer provides a colorful and intimate portrait of one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. Born in 1937, Hockney grew up in a Northern English town during the days of postwar austerity. By the ... Weiterlesen

John Waters: Role Models

John Waters: Role Models

USA 2011, 304 pp. with b/w photographs, brochure, € 15.95
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Here, from the incomparable John Waters, is a paean to the power of subversive inspiration that will delight, amuse, enrich, and happily horrify readers everywhere. »Role Models« is, in fact, a self-portrait told through intimate profiles of favorite personalities - some famous, some unknown, some criminal, some surprisingly middle-of-the-road. From Esther Martin, owner of the scariest bar in Baltimore, to ... Weiterlesen

Deborah Ball: House of Versace

Deborah Ball: House of Versace

The Untold Story of Genius, Murder, and Survival. USA 2011, 352 pp., brochure, € 19.95
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Versace. The very name conjures up images of outrageous glamour and bold sexuality, opulence and daring. All, of course, true - but only half of the story. Versace is also the legacy of a great creative genius from a poor, backward part of southern Italy who transformed the fashion world. Gianni Versace, with his flamboyant sister Donatella at his side, ... Weiterlesen

Martin Gayford: A Bigger Message: Conversations with David Hockney

Martin Gayford: A Bigger Message: Conversations with David Hockney

UK 2011, 248 pp. with numerous b/w + color illustrations, hardbound, € 23.90
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Thames and Hudson
David Hockney is described as the world's most popular living painter. His exuberant work is widely loved, but he is also something else: an incisive and original thinker on art. Hockney reveals via reflection, anecdote, passion and humour the fruits of his lifelong meditations on the problems and paradoxes of representing a three-dimensional world on a flat surface. How does ... Weiterlesen

Susan Knabe and Wendy G. Pearson: Zero Patience

Susan Knabe and Wendy G. Pearson: Zero Patience

CAN 2011, 183pp. with b&w film stills, brochure, € 15.99
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Arsenal Pulp Press - Queer Film Classic
A Queer Film Classic on John Greyson's controversial 1993 film musical about the AIDS crisis which combines experimental, camp musical, and documentary aesthetics while refuting the legend of Patient Zero, the male flight attendant accused in Randy Shilts' book »And the Band Played on« of bringing the AIDS crisis to North America. This book provides a guided tour of the ... Weiterlesen

William E. Jones: Halsted Plays Himself

William E. Jones: Halsted Plays Himself

USA 2011, 216 pp. with numerous b/w + color photographs, hardbound, € 25.95
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MIT Press - Semiotext(e)
Fred Halsted's »L.A. Plays Itself« (1972) was gay porn's first masterpiece: a sexually explicit, autobiographical, experimental film whose New York screening left even Salvador Dalí repeatedly muttering »new information for me«. Halsted, a self-taught filmmaker, shot the film over a period of three years in a now-vanished L.A. that harbored a long-gone gay lifestyle at a volatile point in time ... Weiterlesen

Will Aitken: Death in Venice

Will Aitken: Death in Venice

A Queer Film Classic. CAN 2011, 189 pp. with b&w filmstills, brochure, € 13.95
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Arsenal Pulp Press - Queer Film Classic
A Queer Film Classic on Luchino Visconti's lyrical and controversial 1971 film based on Thomas Mann's novel, about a middle-aged heterosexual artist (played by Dirk Bogarde) vacationing in Venice who becomes obsessed with a youth staying at the same hotel as a wave of cholera descends upon the city. The book analyzes the film's cultural impact and provides a vivid ... Weiterlesen

Jeffrey Angles: Writing the Love of Boys

Jeffrey Angles: Writing the Love of Boys

Origins of Bishonen Culture in Modernist Japanese Literature. USA 2011, 303 pp. illustrated, brochure, € 33.95
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University of Minnesota Press - Queer Studies
Despite its centuries-long tradition of literary and artistic depictions of love between men, around the fin de siècle Japanese culture began to portray same-sex desire as immoral. This book looks at the response to this mindset during the critical era of cultural ferment between the two world wars. The author focuses on key writers, examining how they experimented with new ... Weiterlesen

  
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