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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.

From the Garden of Eden to Chris Hemsworth, it’s not just the gays anymore; the mainstream world is crotch-watching the male mound. Here is a short but plump history of the basket.

May 21 2015 6:00 AM

Everyone loves sailors, right? That's why this year's NYC Fleet Week is promoting #SelfieWithASailor.

May 20 2015 1:00 AM

Another mural has emerged from Ireland's master of the art form, Joe Caslin — this time depicting to women in love days before Ireland's marriage vote.

May 19 2015 7:37 PM

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
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