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German photographer Ellen von Unwerth flips the script on the “rags to riches” trope in this film she directed for the French fashion magazine Egoiste. Shot in black-and-white and starring model Coco Rocha, the short plays out like a quasi-erotic, high-fashion version of … Continued

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It’s been four years since Green Day—the Oakland trio of Billy Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool—released a new album. The band recently sent out a warning flare that one is on its way by releasing the first single “Bang … Continued

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Ernest Hemingway described Josephine Baker as “the most sensational woman anybody ever saw. Or ever will.” In the 1920s, Baker—who moved to Paris from the US to escape racism—used her singing, dancing and acting talents to become one of the … Continued

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To launch its new fragrance, Dylan Blue, Versace commissioned photographer Bruce Weber to shoot this short film. Mixing high fashion (a sultry Gigi Hadid) and classic masculinity (guys on motorcycles, guys boxing, wrestling, performing martial arts), the film has all … Continued

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In 2012, the website SHOWstudio launched a project called “Fashion Fetish,” which asked female professionals in the fashion industry to create a piece of art that examines what the phrase “fashion fetish” means to them, particularly as it relates to … Continued

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This “video essay” titled “12 Essential Women Cinematographers” by Jake Swinney strikes a blow for movie feminism by highlighting some of the great film scenes shot by female cinematographers who—unlike their male counterparts—never get the recognition they deserve. From the work of … Continued

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Pat and Anna Cleveland—a mother-daughter pair of models/muses—have been anointed the faces of Neiman Marcus’s “Art of Fashion” campaign celebrating the current crop of fall and winter fashions. In this behind-the-scenes video of the Clevelands’ photo shoot, mom Pat—who first earned runway … Continued

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For a 2012 campaign to promote the Giorgio Armani men’s fragrance Acqua di Gio Essenza, photographer Bruce Weber created this sensual black-and-white film featuring Canadian model Simon Nessman cascading through the ocean and ambling across a deserted beach. As usual with Weber’s work, the … Continued

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As part of the Lingerie London fashion event in 2012, Atsuko Kudo—the couture latex womenswear designer with a celebrity clientele that includes Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift—showed off a wide array of her sexy garments. This video filmed … Continued

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The French performance art group known as U-Machine likes to focus on the interplay between humanity and technology. In this gorgeous short film from the group, a pole dancer twists and turns in front of a projected screen which reacts to … Continued

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Through July 3, the Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, Connecticut, is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Dada art movement with a vast and exciting exhibit of work from its collection. “In 1916 a group … Continued

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This rare video starring the legendary model Peggy Moffitt strutting around in fashions created by celebrated designer Rudi Gernreich is considered one of the first modern fashion films. Moffitt’s husband, photographer William Claxton, shot the film. Wrote Claxton of the shoot, “In 1967 Peggy and … Continued

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Vying to play Caleb Trask in the 1955 film adaptation of the John Steinbeck novel East of Eden, James Dean and Paul Newman go head-to-head in this audition tape. Ultimately, Dean’s preternatural cool won the day, earning him his first role in a … Continued

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“it’s not what you are that counts, it’s what they think you are.” That quote from Andy Warhol—in this captivating Museum of Modern Art video on the cross-section of “Art and Identity”—sums up his approach to capturing the “identity” of Marilyn Monroe … Continued

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Experimental filmmaker Bruce Conner, who emerged from the San Francisco scene in the Beat era of the late 1950s and died in 2008, is having the first retrospective of his life’s work, “Bruce Conner: It’s All True,” which includes paintings, … Continued

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Chock full of sensual delights—from gorgeous flowers to orgasmic sounds to two nuzzling scantily-clad humans—this video provides the kind of all-encompassing, full-body turn-on that no hardcore flick could ever muster.

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Danish teenager Lucas Helth Postma wrote and directed this moving coming-out story about 16-year-old Emilie, who was born as a girl but identifies as male. “Boy” won the Jury Prize at the 2014 Seoul International Youth Film Festival.  

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Here’s another sensual and gorgeously shot video from German photographer Ellen von Unwerth. Working with New Zealand model Eden Bristowe on a shoot for the French magazine 7Post, Unwerth creates a James Dean-era tableau: a sexy woman seductively lounges on top of a motorcycle, flirtatiously … Continued

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The Russian punk rockers Pussy Riot, who’ve previously used their art to speak out for women’s and LGBT rights, now have their sights aimed at the dismal state of the Russian criminal-justice system. In their video titled “Chaika”—which features shots of … Continued

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Photographer Charles Moriarty discusses his personal friendship with Amy Winehouse and provides the back story on how he captured the stunning, candid shots of the singer that he’s hoping to publish in Before Frank, a book he’s funding via a … Continued

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Organized by the Walker Art Center in 2015, the exhibition “International Pop” looks at the development of Pop Art—the appropriation and transformation of pop culture into something exalted and profound—as not just a movement centered in New York and London, … Continued

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In July 2012, the Ritz Paris closed its doors to begin a top-to-bottom renovation that upgraded everything from the hotel’s infamous red-carpeted entryway to the quality of its water pressure. “It needed a redo, but maintaining its essence and strong identity … Continued

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The first major exhibition of Rolling Stones arcana is up at London’s Saatchi Gallery through Sept. 4. Titled Exhibitionism, the show fills nine gallery spaces and includes a “guitar room” and an area dedicated to recreating the band’s “about to go on stage” … Continued

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One of the perks of attending this year’s Met Gala was getting the chance to strike a pose or show off your best dance moves in the Vogue magazine “Instagram portrait studio.” After walking the red carpet into the event, glammed-up celebs … Continued

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On July 12, New York’s Met Breuer museum prepares to launch “Diane Arbus: In the Beginning,” a look at the master photographer’s early works. The show will focus on photographs Arbus took between 1956 and 1962, which have never been published or previously exhibited. … Continued

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PROVOKR’s roving correspondent, Matt Elisofon, has begun a casual fun video blog, “Matt’s Excellent Adventure,” in which he becomes our eyes and ears in the world of filmed entertainment. Here is his first installment, from his visit to the 2016 … Continued

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SANTA MONICA, CA - FEBRUARY 27: Spirit Awards Honorary Chair Jessica Chastain attends the 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards on February 27, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/Getty Images)

“One of my most extreme pieces,” says Marina Abramović, a 69-year-old, Serbian-born, New York-based, internationally celebrated performance artist, “was when I really pushed my body to the limits.” That piece was Rhythm 0, which she performed over six hours, from … Continued

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Known for its diverse A-list clientele—including everyone from The Weeknd and Justin Bieber to Iggy Azalea and Laverne Cox—the two-story party emporium parked atop Vegas’s boutique Cromwell hotel boasts a wrap-around video wall and VIP DJs in control of a … Continued

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If you’re not familiar with the name Jean-Paul Goude, the first thing you should know is that he’s the man who took that Paper magazine cover shot of Kim Kardashian with a champagne glass perched on her derriere. Goude has … Continued

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Watching Cher and Christina Aguilera in the movie Burlesque a few years back, you might have assumed such a world—singing, theater, live music, and stripping—didn’t really exist any more. Well, you’d be wrong. In Moscow, burlesque lives at the Le … Continued

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The pioneering video artist Nam June Paik was born in Korea in 1932, the son of a wealthy industrialist. Fleeing the Korean War, his family ended up in Japan, where Paik studied music and art, but he left for Germany, … Continued

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In 1947 Marlon Brando was a 23-year-old Broadway actor on the verge of becoming a legend. By December of that year he would appear as the boorish, violent and twisted Stanley Kowalski in Tennessee Williams’s play A Streetcar Named Desire, … Continued

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When Andrew Thomas Huang, an experimental filmmaker who studied Fine Art and Animation at USC, got inspired to create Solipsist as a video short, it came to him like an epiphany. “I was in my car, turning at an intersection, … Continued

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In this clever compilation of movie moments, the role play ranges from matters of disguise to serious gender transitioning. Most are the former: Barbra Streisand’s character in Yentl disguises herself as a male, much as Glenn Close’s in Albert Nobbs, … Continued

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In 1962, Marilyn Monroe, one of the greatest sex symbols in Hollywood history, was at the height of her career and only months away from her death at age 36. She was mentally unstable, having been hospitalized for depression, and … Continued

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This tribute video to Matthew McConaughey covers the long arc of his career, touching on everything from his appearances in music videos to his “Alright, Alright, Alright” performance in Dazed and Confused all the way to his Academy Award winning … Continued

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After graduating with a fine arts degree from the University of Southern California, visual artist and film director Andrew Huang created this mesmerizing, dystopian video titled “Doll Face”—featuring a robot trying to learn human ways—that speaks to the negative impact media has … Continued

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To say that Sofia Coppola is a fan of Phoenix is a bit of an understatement: she’s married to the band’s lead singer, Thomas Mars. Sofia’s brother Roman has shot some of Phoenix’s music-videos in the past, but for the … Continued

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Queen Bey’s reign now includes activewear, and of course she’s raising the altheisure bar to new heights. In this video for her Ivy Park Spring/Summer 2017 Campaign, she brings together a group of super-talented women to talk about empowerment, sisterhood and what it … Continued

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Some of the quotes from Marilyn Monroe in this remarkable video include: “I’d rather be a sex symbol than a symbol of something else” “We are all born sexual creatures” “It’s a pity that so many people crush this.” “Sexuality … Continued

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The Brazilian actress and Victoria’s Secret model Adriana Lima is the embodiment of itching desire in this TV ad for the new Marc Jacobs eau de parfum, Decadence. The music is the 1967 song “The Hunter Gets Captured by the … Continued

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The title pretty much says it all. This 54-minute, silent experimental film—which Andy Warhol directed over the course of 1963—captures couples across the sexuality spectrum engaging in a makeout session lasting 3½ minutes each. The result is a piece of … Continued

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As a pioneer in avant-garde cinema, Jonas Mekas became known in the 1960s for using a handheld camera as his own personal journal—chronicling the people and events around him.  In this excerpt of Mekas’s To Barbara, With Love, which he dedicated to fellow filmmaker Barbara … Continued

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The fashion label Proenza Schouler is promoting its pre-fall collection with a video featuring eight pairs of women discussing the various joys of female relationships. Directed by fashion photographer Harley Weir, the film titled “PS I Love You (Ithigi Lithigove Yithigou)” presents the couples—including … Continued

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Diesel’s “Make Love Not Walls” confronts the ultimate symbol of fear and separation—literally breaking down a wall with a heart-shaped hole. A collaboration between the legendary David LaChapelle and Diesel Artistic Director Nicola Formichetti, “Make Love Not Walls” celebrates diversity, differences and what happens when all … Continued

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Louis Vuitton’s Series 6 Spring/Summer 2017 Campaign is a dreamy tribute to the spirit of Paris. Shot in and around the Île Saint-Louis in the heart of the city, Bruce Weber’s film evokes the essence of this collection, airy and adventurous, … Continued

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When directors pay homage to the art that inspires them, the world’s finest paintings get a new life on film. In “Film Meets Art” Vugar Efendi steps us through the many times iconic artworks have inspired famous films with a side-by-side comparison of great paintings and … Continued

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The ever-changing world of club-going—from disco to house, rap to goth, emo to trans—becomes a dance of history and a multicultural celebration in “Clubland,” a new short film directed by Mexican brothers Santiago and Mauricio Sierra, presented by i-D and … Continued

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A few months after getting rave reviews for a dance he choreographed to Adele’s song, “All I Ask,” Will B. Bell has followed it up with a new ballet routine featuring the same dancers—DJ Smart and Zola Williams—to Adele’s “Love in the Dark.”  Shot by … Continued

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Playing up the fairy-tale nature of beauty advertising, LA-based writer/director Javier Barcala crafted this lush, surreal short film—set to the dreamy music of French electronica artist Rone—as a faux commercial for a fictional perfume called “Under.” The stunning visuals drag you into a wonderland of … Continued

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“Nobody made a nickel,” says director David O. Russell (The Fighter; Silver Lining Playbook) about the 18-minute fashion short, “Past Forward,” which he created for Prada’s Spring 2017 show. “We all just made it to do it. We made it … Continued

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French model Marie Piovesan stars in this fashion film celebrating Visionaire magazine’s 25th anniversary. Created by Alice Rosati and Charlie Le Mindu, the film follows Piovesan—who’s decked out in Dior by Raf Simons archive looks—into a “mysterious world of sparkles and … Continued

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Some folks are just born to be provocative. Visionary photographer Steven Klein and NARS Cosmetics founder and creative director François Nars are certainly among them. Klein created this video short to commemorate their collaborative line of products, NARS Steven Klein. … Continued

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Fashion photographer Nick Knight directed this film, titled The Seven Deadly Sins of Edward Enniful, as a tribute to the titular British fashion stylist, who hit his 25-year milestone in the business. Casting at least one top model—including Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss and … Continued

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La Perla’s Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection for New York Fashion Week literally turns luxury inside out, with a series of new designs based on their legacy of exquisite undergarments. The essence of this latest La Perla collection is the idea that beauty should be … Continued

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This 12-and-a-half minute video (above) was created by Paul Featherstone; the soundtrack contains music by the Glitch Mob. The strobe-like editing rhythm will get your heart pounding and your brain chasing the identity of each and every movie clip…  

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“Escape” is a collaboration between the eco-friendly design house Anaak and L.A.-based Italian filmmaker Georgia Tribuiani, exploring ideas behind daily ritual, the holistic benefits of water and our undeniable relationship with nature. Kelsey Gerry is the model; the music is … Continued

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A video set to music composed by David Lynch that walks you through legendary photographer Nan Goldin’s seminal work, The Ballad of Sexual Dependency. Goldin, who is also currently the focus of an exhibit at MOMA, started the Ballad as a slideshow … Continued

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Teyana Taylor—the singer-actress who’s best known for her scantily-clad, instantly scandalous dance routine in Kanye West’s “Fade” video—upped the ante with this freestyle rap cover of West’s song, “Champions.” Wearing nothing but some strategically placed gold body paint (and the occasional … Continued

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This year for Halloween, some folks experienced “Escape: Psycho Circus” on October 28 and 29 at the NOS (National Orange Show) Events Center in San Bernardino, California. There was dancing and performing on four stages and colorfully sinister atmosphere everywhere … Continued

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To promote the opening of Westfield Stratford City, an East London urban mall, director Jake Lunt and the online studio The Viral Factory created this lovely short film, “100 Years / Style / East London.” In just 100 seconds and … Continued

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“As human beings, we can express our emotions to each other by many different ways,” says Jose Rico, the compiler of this swooning montage. “A glance, a touch, or a hug can express much more than words. The hugs have … Continued

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To see her women’s and men’s fashions in a uniquely retro, pulsating light, Stella McCartney had director Philippa Price go out to the desert in Nevada, and the result is “The Uncanny Valley,” a video short. It’s a sort of … Continued

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Multimedia artist Tony Oursler’s latest work—on view through January 8 at New York’s Museum of Modern Art—is a feature-length film titled Imponderable, which explores the blurring of lines between fantasy and reality within the wide-ranging worlds of magic, mass media, spirituality and photography. Through … Continued

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Documentary filmmaker Chuck Workman just might be the godfather of the supercut. Before there was You Tube, Vimeo, Vine or any digital editing, he created Precious Images, a brilliant eight-minute film that features about 470 clips from movies, most of them a half-second long, … Continued

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The Burberry Fall/Winter 2017-18 Ready to Wear Collection continues this fashion label’s latest direction shift, the second Burberry see-now-buy-now coed presentation. Creative Director Christopher Bailey created this collection as a celebration of British sculptor Henry Moore, partnering with the Henry Moore … Continued

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Self-described “director and adventurer” Alex Gorosh made this expertly-executed short film about his attempt to see all the art in London during the course of just one day. Spoiler alert: Gorosh does not achieve his goal, but his humorous effort—and the … Continued

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In “The Dress,” a visionary new video (above) by Barnaby Roper, Game of Throne’s Gwendoline Christie finds herself in a dark, digitally rendered alien landscape, entangled in unearthly garments created by Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen. The effect is … Continued

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The creators of the video short above, “The Pearl Divers,” are the Parisian duo Stéphanie Delpon and Paul Saint Bris. They call themselves Pictoresq, and they have assembled a collection of dreamlike video “stories,” having been “inspired by the strong … Continued

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“Club Ark Eternal” is another stunning design-dance collaboration from KENZO, a short film directed by Partel Oliva, with original music by Lafawndah and BR-RR as well as movement direction by Ryan Heffington. At a time of cultural uncertainty, KENZO conceived … Continued

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Lips & Sex is more like it: Lips & Boys is a collection of 50 clutch-sized lip colors, named after the men in Tom Ford’s life. Ford says he loves the juxtaposition of masculine and feminine. “Obviously, I’m not expecting … Continued

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Take a touch of steampunk, a bit of Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, the swagger of Jean Genet’s shirtless sailors and the corseted, red-lipped model Daphne Groeneveld, and you have “Welcome to the Factory,” Jean Paul Gaultier’s new ad for his fragrances … Continued

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Thom Browne is a cult favorite of the fashion world. In every Thom Browne collection, classic tailoring gets reinvented with a surprising twist that elevates the entire look to something entirely new—the quintessential Thom Browne design feels like Cary Grant … Continued

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Tracy + the Plastics was a band—and a performance art group of characters—created and performed by Wynne Greenwood. In 1999, Tracy + the Plastics started appearing in basements, living rooms and punk clubs in the Pacific Northwest. Greenwood assumed the … Continued

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Award-winning Australian cinematographer Dale Alexander Bremner gives a whole new cyan-magenta feel to bowling lanes in his short fashion film, “Lush Puppies.” It’s a sparkly vision of four women dressed up for a trashy night out. Indulge yourself with the … Continued

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French photographer Dani Olivier experimented with projecting various light patterns onto nude models, photographing and videotaping them as they move their bodies. As Olivier makes clear on his website, the models “do not wear enhancing accessories,” “their make-up is minimal,” … Continued

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During the casting phase for The Godfather, Robert De Niro did his best to land the role of Sonny Corleone. The bad news: this screen test didn’t quite cut it and De Niro was denied the part. The good news? De … Continued

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Society girls and Hollywood glamour both are huge influences in the Roaring 20’s and the depression era 30’s. The power of persona is being developed whether you are a star, society “it” girl, photographer or model. Names begin to matter. … Continued

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This video is by Ruslan Pelykh, a Ukrainian-born director and film editor living in (and in the thrall of) New York. “I love the concept of dynamics in video shooting, he says, “and I always work to capture and express … Continued

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Another skillful supercut from Plot Point Productions, “The Last Thing You See: A Final Shot Montage” edits together the very last seconds of almost one hundred iconic films. The concept is elevated even further by the way in which the clips … Continued

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After World War II we see a breakdown in the fashion chain. French couture shuts down. American fashion comes into vogue and so does the fresh scrubbed look of the American model. Modeling agencies in the US are succeeding in … Continued

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By the time the 60s started swinging on both sides of the pond, the youth culture had officially taken over and fashion houses focused on designing clothing for the single, fun-loving girl. Micro-mini skirts and boyish pixie cuts required a … Continued

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As the 80s ushered in the serious career woman, powerful Amazonian beauties that represented that image—Carol Alt, Tatjana Patitz, Claudia Schiffer, Paulina Porizkova, Iman, Cindy Crawford, Stephanie Seymour, and of the course the Trinity itself, Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, and … Continued

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We all know the power of a good relationship-gone-bad song. Gwen Stefani nailed it with her post-breakup song, “Used to Love You,” about husband Gavin Rossdale‘s cheatin’ ways. Adele‘s “Rolling in Deep” helped mend a lot of broken hearts. And Taylor … Continued

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As their worlds expand, models are moving beyond the runaway and magazine covers. Many, like Cameron Diaz and Halle Berry, have huge success in films, while others turn their pretty faces and business smarts into real moneymaking brands. Tyra Banks … Continued

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There is strength in numbers and this year the powerhouse gym Equinox is partnering with The Center, New York City’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center to spread the pride, and celebrate and support who we are and how … Continued

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Chances are, you’ve seen a few dance move supercuts in your wanderings through the web. But you haven’t seen one like this one before. Dance Compilation, edited by Agata Schultz, is literally a cut above the rest. For this dance montage, Shultz has assembled scenes … Continued

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More than the exquisite angles of her face, those hypnotic blue eyes and her lust-worthy body, it’s Delevingne’s seductively playful persona that has made her a supermodel on the catwalk, a social media phenomenon (she’s got 27.3 million Instagram followers) … Continued

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Inspired by Gabrielle Chanel aka Coco, the founder of the House of Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld has designed Gabrielle, a young, sassy, elegant and trés versatile bag that can be worn many different ways, even—horreur—as a fanny pack. In honor of … Continued

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Originally released in 2015, Chromatics’ single, “Shadow,” is revived for the recent rebirth of creator David Lynch’s series, Twin Peaks: The Return, currently airing on Sundays on Showtime. The dreamy, seductive, synth-heavy song, performed by Chromatics members Ruth Radelet, Adam Miller, Nat … Continued

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Carla Darko’s kickass montage, Femmes Fatale (Bad is Better) presents the best of the bad ladies from the movies—scenes from over seventy individual films, in fact. Darko has assembled an impressive lineup of feisty ladies, but not just any femme fatale made the … Continued

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This remarkable 2016 Movie Tribute assembles the most memorable onscreen moments from the past year into one masterful movie mashup. Editor Max Sishkin has created a seamless collection of cuts that include an unbelievable 136 individual movie scenes. If you look … Continued

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Agent Provocateur’s “Hot Right Now” takes animal magnetism to new levels. This is the kind of girl gone wild you don’t want to mess with—or then again, maybe you do. ”No Pussy Blues,” from Nick Cave side project Grinderman provides … Continued

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Back by popular demand, PROVOKR Productions is proud to present its picks for the sexiest lesbian lovers in cinema history. There’s Abby & Sam in Concussion (2013), the scandalous young Franks Adele and Emma in Blue is the Warmest Color (2013), and ultra-jocks Chris … Continued

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In Gravity, Belgian filmmaker Nicolas Provost has cleverly edited together classic cinematic kisses with a series of interlocking strobe flashes, causing them to blend into one hypnotic extended kiss. The first and essential sequence is the climactic kiss between James Stewart and Kim Novak … Continued

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If you don’t have time to rewatch Season 6—or if you’re one of the few who has never seen Game of Thrones—the brilliant editor and passionate film lover, Clara Darko has you covered. Here, she compiles a thoughtful medley of … Continued

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Some film critics may dismiss action-packed superhero movies as a recent and hopefully passing fad,  but we’ve got news for you: superheroes are more popular than ever, and film-lover Clara Darko created this video montage to prove it. A professional editor, Darko put together this epic … Continued

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Adwoa Aboah is much more than just a pretty face. Yes, she’s gorgeous. She’s an unforgettable new phenomenon in modeling, currently fronting Calvin Klein’s Spring/Summer campaign alongside FKA Twigs and Kendall Jenner, and has represented Alexander Wang, Kenzo and Fenty Puma by … Continued

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“Are you a handsome boy or a beautiful girl?” That’s an actual question that Ruby Rose was asked by a stranger when she was just a youngin. At the time, she wanted to answer that she was a handsome boy. Although … Continued

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The mysterious art rock singer/songwriter and guitar virtuoso St. Vincent née Annie Clark, released a glorious music video for her single, “New York,” presumed to be included on her highly anticipated fifth album. Co-produced by the ubiquitous and in-demand producer Jack … Continued

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The songwriting duo of Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter have composed some of the biggest pop hits in recent memory, working with artists from Gwen Stefani and Justin Bieber to DNCE and Britney Spears. While Tranter had already made a … Continued

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In this new behind the scenes film footage of a cover shoot for British GQ, the stunning Cara Delevingne transforms herself into sexy spacecase Barbarella, the iconic role made famous almost 50 years ago by Jane Fonda. Wearing a variety … Continued

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“Kiss Me You Fool” is an amazing collection of some of cinema’s very best movie kisses, each intimate scene skillfully pieced together into one supercut of loving moments. “Kiss Me You Fool”  starts out with that unforgettable line (and kiss) from Gone with the … Continued

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The incomparable film editor, Clara Darko, take us into the deep with her compilation of beautiful, scary, serene, and at times violent scenes from 100 films, all shot beneath a cool, blue, watery surface. Along with the beats of the … Continued

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Sit back, relax, and enjoy photographer Peter Lindbergh’s meditative short featuring the candid, thoughtful, furtive glances of our most talented and famous. Shot in rich, oh-so moody black & white, the footage was captured during breaks between Lindbergh’s shoot for … Continued

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Siberian-born, New York-based designer Maria Kazakova has barely graduated from Parsons with her degree in Fashion Design & Society, but she’s already causing an uproar in the fashion world. Her streetwear-meets-sportswear line, JAHNKOY, is so modern—you can imagine an Olympic … Continued

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ELO Films is a young production company started by Logan George and Celine Held, two actors/writers/directors and movie-making activists. Their mission statement, “We believe in film as a platform for social change,” shapes the types of movies they are making: thoughtful … Continued

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With a new album called Low in High School from Steven Patrick Morrissey, simply known as Morrissey, coming out in November, the former lead singer of The Smiths releases a new music video for its lead single “Spent the Day … Continued

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The first thing you might ask when you hear that 25-year-old Demi Lovato has made a second revealing documentary about her personal issues—her first came out when she was 18—is, what does someone so young have to tell us about life…twice? Turns out, … Continued

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Grace Jones. The name alone conjures up evocative, seductive images of the striking, Jamaican-born Glamazon with gleaming white teeth and cheekbones sharp enough to “cut a bitch.” For over thirty years, the androgynous Miss Jones has been captivating audiences with … Continued

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In the words of Crash Davis in that remarkably verbose-yet-sexy movie, Bull Durham, we “believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.” Oh my. Clara Darko, film lover and editor-extraordinare, must feel the same way. Here, she’s created … Continued

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One of our favorite videos of the summer is Charli XCX‘s rosy-tinged Boys, featuring 60 of the hottest guys doing the cutest guy stuff imaginable. Since we clearly can’t get enough of this poppy ode to dudes, we’re particularly thrilled to … Continued

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Days before Paris Fashion Week starts on September 26th, the fashion house of Yves Saint Laurent releases an experimental short by director-on-the rise, Joshua Gordon featuring YSL’s AW17 line. Shot in black & white against a stark, urban background, a young … Continued

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Have you ever wondered how a great record is made? In Valentine, director Paul Thomas Anderson (There Will Be Blood) lets us take a peek behind the curtain to see how the band Haim creates the gorgeous ballads they’re most famous for. Sisters Este, Danielle, and Alana … Continued

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In this vital BBC documentary, Growing Up Gay, lead singer of the British band Years and Years and queer icon Olly Alexander discusses his journey from a vulnerable, depressed teen to his place in the gay community as an outspoken … Continued

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Growing up gay

Return to the days where backseat fumblings were all you had. When a lack of space and parental understanding failed to keep your passions at bay. With PROVOKR PRODUCTIONS‘ Sexiest Scenes in Cars, we invite you to return to Lovers Lane and … Continued

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It’s a sad but undeniable fact of life that the biggest rock and roll icons sell out every now and then. Elvis joined the army, Cream recorded a radio advertisement for Falstaff beer, and Led Zeppelin’s “Rock and Roll” was … Continued

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Clearly inspired by the futuristic British series, Black Mirror, director Nathalie Canguilhem (who last season shot YSL muse Charlotte Gainsbourg strutting beautifully in a parking lot), captures the dark and sexy side of Tokyo. Argentinian model Mica Arganaraz (another favorite of Saint Laurent Creative … Continued

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Say what you will about Hugh Hefner, the controversial creator, publisher, and editor of Playboy magazine who passed away last week, but the man had good taste. He created and lived the playboy lifestyle (or what we think of now as the … Continued

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The movie may have been a flop at the box office, but Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets did produce one helluva showstopper with this surreal striptease by singer Rihanna. The gorgeous actress plays Bubble, a sexy dancer doing a Cabaret-like performance that … Continued

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A man after our own hearts, actor and Stranger Things star, Charlie Heaton is a 23-year-old British actor with the artistic soul of a gritty New Yorker. A few years ago, he moved to the naked city with just a … Continued

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Clara Darko, PROVOKR‘s favorite editor, slices together a sick, slick compilation of frightening films filled with aliens, monsters, and other unrecognizable forms of fear. Set to Alice Cooper‘s “Feed My Frankenstein,” this is one movie you don’t want to watch … Continued

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Perhaps you’re familiar with Konstantin Stanislavski, perhaps not. But we can guarantee that you’ve seen some of the most intense, award-winning performances on stage and screen because of him. A Russian actor, director, and theater producer, Stanislavski created what is … Continued

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