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REVIEWS

NEW YORK

Von Lintel Gallery

Reagan Louie

by CHRISTOPHER MOYLAN

REAGAN LOUIE, Hostess, Macau, 2000, C-print mounted on aluminum 48 x 38 1/4 in (121.9 x 97.2 cm) Edition of 6.

Sex is conspicuously absent from Reagan Louie's photographs of women in the red light districts of Taiwan, Thailand, Japan and the Philippines. Also missing are the visible traces of sickness, addiction, or abuse one might find among sex workers East or West. "Orientalia: Sex in Asia" is neither a social expose nor a record of a sexual grand tour. One is…

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