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07.18.13 Marina Galperina

Transgressive NY stalwart filmmaker/photographer Richard Kern directed this Is Tropical “Lovers Cave” music video. So here’s a bunch girls thrashing and rolling around, mostly naked, save for the occasional sheer undergarment, while the band is fully dressed. Richard Kern is very particular about the sheer undergarments. It’s very Richard Kern. But soft. It’s all very soft […]

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09.19.12 Marina Galperina

ANIMAL’s original series I Should Have Shot That! asks photographers about that one shot that got away. This week Richard Kern tells us about that time he almost shot Kate Moss. In her panties. […]

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05.24.10 Marina Galperina

When your primary occupation is photographing nude teenage girls, you’d think that would cause some marital friction. Not for Richard Kern. NYC’s visual transgressive/champion of the up-skirt fine arts and his wife have a way of avoiding banal jealousy: Kern limits his candidness and Martynka is a little bit of a female cuckold-lite. […]

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06.04.09 Will Sherman

Tonight, Richard Kern opens a retrospective of his decades photographing people with their clothes off. Last week we showed you a preview of the exhibition, but didn’t offer a complete picture, only some of his softer erotic work. Click the images after the jump for a not safe for work preview of the photographer’s more […]

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05.28.09 Will Sherman

Although best known for erotic voyeuristic shots of the barely legal set, a new show offers a more complete picture of the sometimes dark and shocking photography of artist Richard Kern. Next week, RENTAL gallery on the Lower East Side opens “Richard Kern: Photos 1980-1999,” a retrospective of his photographic work. The new exhibition opens […]

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