An Exhibition of Sadomasochistic Art
Folded by Mitchel Evens
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spanking salon ~ Feb 23rd ~ 7 PM
sketch salon ~ Feb 24th ~ 1 PM
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bondage salon ~ March 1st ~ 7 PM
domasan's bondage salon ~ March 7th ~ 7 PM
wax demo ~ March 8th ~ 7 PM
fist performance ~ March 14th ~ 7 PM
rubber night ~ closing party ~
7 PM ~ March 15th ~ $5
Mitchel Evans, Adam Kozik, AJ Epstein, Marsorama, Rick Castro, Tony Ward,
Dillinger, Ashley, Buck Angel, Elayne Angel, Dave Naz, Domasan, Edward
Lucie-Smith, Fakir Musafar, Robert Mappelthorpe, Herb Ritts, Steven Meisel,
Joel-Peter Witkin, Bettie Page, Marquis De Sade, Pier Paolo Pasolini,
Madonna's Sex Book, William Stevens, and more.
S&M, (sadomasochism) is a human
interaction describing the quite common activities between consenting
adults that contain sadistic and masochistic elements.
Behaviors such as erotic spanking, tickling, and love-bites that
many people think of only as "rough" sex also contain
elements of sadomasochism.
Similarly, the exchange of power in S&M may not be along the
expected lines. While it might be assumed that the "sadist,"
— the person who gives the sensation or causes the humiliation
— is the one with the power, the actual power may lie with
the "masochist" —who typically creates the script,
or at least sets the boundaries, by which the S&M practitioners
There is no definitive opinion on this phenomenon, but a vast documentation
of writings, relationships, experiences, films and artworks such
as: The works of French writer, The Marquis De Sade, (1790?s), Austrian
writer, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch's novel- Venus in Furs, (1870),
French writer Pauline Rage's novel Story of O (1954), Italian filmmaker,
Pier Paolo Pasolini's- Salo, (1975), New York's Hellfire Club, (1970s),
American photographer, Robert Mapplethorpe, (1980s), Madonna's SEX
book, (1992), and more recently American photographers Mitchel Evans,
(2000s) and Rick Castro's- 13 Years of Bondage, (2003).
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