November 16, 2004
XXX: 30 Porn Star Portraits is exactly that: stunning photographs of 30 porn stars-gay and straight, male and female, newcomers to the business and well-seasoned performers-each captured clothed and naked. That makes for a total of 60 portraits, if you're counting.
November 7, 2004
Adult-video stars and their admirers crowded into the Mary Boone Gallery in Chelsea on Oct. 30 for the book-release party of XXX: 30 Porn Star Portraits, a book of photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders that features the big guns (and their glorious endowments) of the porn world in nonexplicit posesâ€”both clothed and sans wardrobe.
By Tracy Quan
November 7 2004
XXX: 30 Porn-Star Portraits
Bulfinch Press: 144 pp., $35
How to Make Love Like a Porn Star: A Cautionary Tale
Jenna Jameson with Neil Strauss
ReganBooks: 578 pp., $27.95
Photographs by Stefano De Luigi, text by Martin Amis
Thames & Hudson: 112 pp., $24.95 paper
NOBODY GETS a party started like a porn star. Calvin Klein, Lou Reed, John Waters, Barry Levinson, Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor, Darren Aronofsky, Rachel Weisz and "This Old House" fix-it man Bob Vila sized up Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' giant portraits of adult entertainers at the opening of his "XXX" show at the Mary Boone Gallery on Saturday. Also there - fully dressed - were the photographer's subjects, including Gina Lynn, Nina Hartley, Tera Patrick, Savanna Samson and Chad Hunt. Afterward, everyone headed over to the Rivington Hotel's penthouse...
Rush & Molloy
All images copyright Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. No Reproduction Permitted.