Read the latest news and reviews in The Advocate’s gay art section. Enjoy exclusive previews of gay art openings, galleries, and shows that include exciting work from established and emerging LGBT artists. Portraits, photographs, pastels, oils, sculptures, statues, landscapes, and more are featured in the art section, which shows the latest creative contributions of the gay community. From nudes, to sketches, to photojournalism, The Advocate brings readers a virtual exhibition of surrealist, modernist, realist, and classical art that appeals to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities and beyond.

Infamous for his beautifully modeled 'bums,' Etty was controversial in his time for the amount of nudity in his paintings, let alone for the surprising number of male nudes.

May 16 2015 4:00 AM

James Dean became one of the most iconic actors of modern times. Roy Schatt's legendary photos of him at the Actors Studio in the '50s reveal why.

May 12 2015 6:00 AM

Charles Leslie has lived a glamorous life and amassed a huge collection of LGBT art. Kevin Clarke's art-packed book tells his story. Then there are also a lot of naked guys.

May 09 2015 6:06 AM

One of the subjects of See Me: Picturing New York’s Homeless Youth, Derrick Cobb, lets us watch as he slowly lets down the mask he has created to protect a shattered life.

May 06 2015 6:30 AM

Alex Fradkin, Taz Tagore, and the Reciprocity Foundation collaborate to give a fresh view of New York's homeless LGBT youth.

May 06 2015 6:30 AM

Social media has allowed these queer artists to exhibit and sell their work as well as create a community.

May 05 2015 4:00 AM

Luce's giant, hairy cat lover is heaving and grunting his way into your heart.

May 04 2015 5:10 AM

Let's join the gentlemen for the third edition of Tommy+Alan's incredibly popular series: Men Over 50

May 02 2015 4:00 AM