If you're in Paris sometime before 6th May and you're a fan of caterwauling ambisexual creature Antony Hegarty, why not pop down to the Agnes B gallery on rue Quincamapoix and see what his pals have got together for the new exhibition he has curated.
I say 'pals', because AH has links with most of them already.
For example, Peter Hujar's photograph of Candy Darling on Her Deathbed was later used by the Antony as the cover for I Am a Bird Now. Hujar died of AIDS complications in 1987 and a lot of his photos are pretty grim, or vaguely pornographic, or both. Gloomy but good, I suppose you could say.
Barbara Cummard's photos (including the one of Antony at the top, looking like he's smeared a chocolate digestive all over his face) are rather fine too. Barbara also happens to be Antony's mum.
And there are also contributions from photographer Alice O'Malley who has know Antony since the early 90s, and took his photo back in the days when he was thin. Hard to believe, I know.
The show also contains a few paintings and a film that I was less keen on, but each to his own, eh? We went along for the grand opening, and although the imposing warbler himself was not about, a lot of 'the kids' were, which made for some entertaining people watching until the rain made everyone scuttle off.
And if you're wondering what the title '6 Eyes' is about, apparently Anthony saw six eyes dancing in his mother's womb, and now he sees them everywhere. I almost believe him.
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