"'Six months ago, I would never have done nudes.' The model, who is
from the tiny coastal African country Togo but also lived in Paris and
Moscow before moving to the Bronx ten years ago, realized that baring
all is no biggie. 'As a photographer, I shoot girls nude all the time.
is always about sexuality and the human body. I’m not going to make
anybody do something I wouldn’t do myself.' "
Agbodji was last seen in his Speedos on the runway and talks to Paper about his recent nude billboard in New York City's SoHo that literally stopped traffic. In case you weren't lucky enough to be on Houston Street, that image AFTER THE JUMP ...
A scan from the May "Beautiful People
2010" edition of Paper, which is covered by Beth Ditto and dropped this week. Brooklyn-based video and performance artist, scenester and HIV activist Kalup Linzy is named to the list.
Linzy, who often performs in drag, has stormed the art world with satirical and raunchy soap-opera videos. Says the magazine: "In 2005, The New York Times opened its
review of the group show 'African Queen'
at the Studio Museum in Harlem with four
heart-stopping words: 'A star is born,' referring
to Linzy and his now infamous piece 'All
In case you missed it the first time, Kalup Linzy was last seen on R20 in the ENDHIV.com PSA with actor Wilson Cruz, watch it AFTER THE JUMP ...