Webcamming The Classics


Marina Galperina highlights a poignant (and unembeddable) NSFW project, Webcam Venus, from Addie Wagenknecht and Pablo Garcia, who asked webcam performers to pose like works of classic art:

The work brilliantly accentuates and blurs the line between pornography and fine art, “lowbrow” internet phenomena and culture of the elite, erotic fantasy then and erotic fantasy now. Hardcore is hardcore, but let’s not pretend that Egon Schiele never told his models, “bend over and touch yourself.”