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...
Noted photographers turns his lens on adult film stars
By JOE MEYERS
October 25, 2004
Pornography is one of the biggest businesses in America, but it's rarely treated seriously by the mainstream media.
The past decade has seen an explosion in adult entertainment on video, the Internet and on in-room entertainment systems in most of the major hotel chains.
Like it or not, so many people are watching adult movies that leading performers such as Jenna Jameson are beginning to make names for themselves outside the porn field.
Racy books face exposure issues
Several mainstream titles include sexual content, leaving booksellers in a quandary. Critics decrya moral decline.
By Dan Thanh Dang
Baltimore Sun Oct 20 2004
BALTIMORE - The trickle, at once literary and titillating, began in July.
With his gorgeous new book, XXX: 30 Porn-Star Portraits, superstar photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders takes porn out from beneath your mattress and puts it on your coffee table. By: T. Cole Rachel
Photo: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders