Sex, drugs and women under the influence

In his latest photos, Richard Kern captures the new stoned age.

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    Richard Kern, Adderall, 2011

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    Richard Kern, Hydroxyzine Pam / Doxepin / Lorazepam / Sertraliine / Colonazepam, 2011

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    Richard Kern, Novo Trazodone / Cipralex, 2011

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    Richard Kern, Valium / Jasminelle, 2012

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    Richard Kern, Dana Smokes, 2010

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    Richard Kern, Sydney smokes 1, 2013

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    Richard Kern, Val Stoned, 2010

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    Richard Kern, Brit dbl, 2013

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    Richard Kern, Alex dbl, 2013

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    Richard Kern, Angela dbl, 2013

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    Richard Kern, Chaima dbl, 2013

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    Richard Kern, Nahema dbl, 2013

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Richard Kern, Adderall, 2011

Richard Kern’s current exhibition of photographs at Feature Inc. on the Lower East Side features his usual subjects—which is to say nubile and nude girls-next-door (next door, that is, if you happen live in Williamsburg). Some of them pose—mostly undressed—while holding their favorite pharmaceuticals. Others are pictured from the waist up in double-exposed portraits, suggesting X-Ray Specs fantasies come to life. These latter images make it hard to say who’s suppose to be high, here, the viewer or the viewed, but regardless, the work as a whole upholds Kern’s rep as the art world’s Russ Meyer.


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