via ArtFagCity, 6/24/08:
Nobody can accuse artist Nayland Blake of poor titling. The Guys We Would Fuck, the attention grabbing headline of his current curatorial efforts at Monya Rowe not only caught my eye, but does exactly what it claims; ask participants to chose the men they'd fuck. Constructed by way of a meme, the exhibition will continue to grow throughout the duration of the show as those initially chosen by Blake invite others to participate.
Tall, bearish and adorned with tattoos, Nayland Blake is a well known and active figure within both the kink and fine art community. He also has a reputation for blurring such distinctions; over the past twenty years the artist has drawn from his experiences as a gay mixed African American as a means of investigating that complex identity. I sat down with the artist recently to discuss his latest show, S&M and other related themes in his work, and his opinions on gay marriage. The Interview after the jump. MORE »
Exhibition press release here.