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This Portrait of Stormy Daniels as the Virgin Mary Is Blowing up the Internet
The feminist porn star Stormy Daniels this time, as the Virgin Mary?
Entertainment 29 Aug 2018
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The feminist porn star Stormy Daniels, who famously had an affair with Donald Trump, is at it again – this time, as the Virgin Mary?
“Virgin,” a show of photographs by Nika Nesgoda, recently opened at the Spur, a co-working space in New York City.
With a composition that is inspired by Caravaggio (the artist famously used a prostitute to model for “Death of the Virgin” in 1606), Nesgoda had Stormy – along 15 other porn stars – as religious figures.
“Stormy doesn’t care what other people think of her. She’s a free spirit,”
Nesgoda told The Post.“My show’s a playful look at art history. Pornography is art that we deem excessive in a way.
Throughout history, women were seen as virgins or whores. I’m not trying to be ironic. The way I see it, with art you look at something and make a judgment whether you like it or not — but things are not always what they seem.”
Text by Nadja Sayej
Photos via Vice

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