Tubbing. Prelude to Sweet Sailor's Meat @ Paul McCarthy. 1975. Videotape

Publié le par Olivier Lussac

McCarthy Paul Tubbing. Prelude to Sweet Sailor's Meat 75

- McCARTHY Paul, Sailor’s Meat, 1975. Los Angeles. Videotape with sound, 30 mins., color.

« A male figure in black panties and a platinum wig approaches a moth-eaten mattress on a brass bed frame. There is a period of testing the bed, jumping and pushing. Then he rips into the bed, assaulting it sexuality. The scene gets gory and lurid as various convincing props come into play: a dildo, dark, viscous fluid, white foamy estoplasmic goo. At the end we see bare feet standing on glass fragments. is this purification through pain? »

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