From Paul Courbin’s article for Les Inrockuptibles:

Esthete James Bidgood, direct influence of Pierre & Gilles and David La Chapelle, died on January 31 at the age of 88.

The cult artist of the queer and underground community of the 1970s is dead: James Bidgood influenced a mass of artists of the 20th and 19th centuries, with his colorful and transgressive look at male bodies and homosexual desire.

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