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Couples Create Art By Having Sex On A Blank Canvas

Years ago, I interviewed Tillamook Cheddar, a dog who creates art. I was reminded of Tillie when I saw the work of Alexander Esguerra. In these pieces, a couple covered in paint lies down on a blank canvas and has sex. The subjects are straight and gay, Caucasian and Chinese-American, married and adulterous — all of which makes you wonder what kind of picture a certain type of couple creates while making love. The one on the left looks like an orgy. The one on the right looks like they were going at it standing up. If you want to get an eyeful in person, Esguerra’s “It’s Just Sex” show opens May 22 at 676 Broadway in Manhattan. Keep reading »

What’s The Difference Between Having Sex And Making Love?

Among my least favorite words and phrases in the English language are: ‘date night,’ ‘panties,’ and ‘making love.’ And among those, the worst offender is by far ‘making love.’ I’ve never understood why people can’t just say ‘having sex,’ the sort of innocuous, less-pervy alternative. I mean, use whatever phrase you want with the person you’re doin’ it with, but in mixed company, ‘making love’ just reeks of things that are too private to share with others. (Am I the only one who immediately thinks of ‘love juice’ when I hear the term or is that a common word association?). Anyway, in case you were wondering what the difference is between ‘having sex’ and ‘making love,’ a sex-related Q&A column on MSN attempts to give the answer, after the jump. Keep reading »

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