Scott Phillips’ Latest Foray Into the Sexually Bent, the Noirest of Noir
He wants to produce a movie. On a visit to the Louvre to see the “latest hits,” he comes upon the idea of writing a movie about what happened to the arms of Venus de Milo? Four affairs later, Crandall has landed a backer. This would-be-producer wants ...
Jillian Mayer: Artist Chews Off Her Own Arms For Art Basel (PHOTOS)
Miami artist Jillian Mayer has chewed off her own arms for Art Basel. In "H.I.L.M.D.A.," a video in Love Trips: a Triptych on Love on view at World Class Boxing this week, the artist performs as Venus de Milo. At the start of the video, the living statue ...
Delving into a goddess' past
In "Disarmed: The Story of the Venus de Milo," Curtis, former editor of the Texas Monthly ... When was she sculpted? Who sculpted her? What happened to her missing arms? What gesture was she making? Was this Venus part of a larger sculptural tableau?
SGM Seeks LTR in NYC: JT Riley and the Case of the Runaway Balls
I tried to figure out what had happened. Things had been going so well. We stuck to the script, doing things a new couple should do. Walks, movies, dining out, cooking in, meeting each other’s friends, and Great Missing Arms of Venus de Milo, we had us ...
Transits of Venus.
We laughed and frolicked self-consciously, pretending that whenever our eyes happened ... foreshortened arms were held upwards, gathering sun, as her breasts had been. Amy drifted alongside me. She saw where I was looking. “Venus de Milo in Ray-Bans ...