Artist Spotlight

As art holds an essential place in the LGBT community, The Advocate strives to shine a light on the work of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender artists who are moving the cultural needle within the artists spotlight section. Discover slideshows from gay art openings across the world with mediums that range from photographs, to oils, to sculpture, and more. Read interviews and profiles of contemporary artists who portray LGBT history, sex, culture, and politics within their works. Browse through the artist spotlight and other sections that celebrate gay culture.

Richard Rothstein's project works as both photography and performance piece as it suggests modern-day alienation with wit and wistfulness.

January 04 2014 5:00 AM

Balbir Krishan's celestial artwork still shines even after censorship in southern India.

January 03 2014 5:00 AM

Artists past and present added visual delight to our web pages this year.

December 21 2013 5:00 AM

A closer look at lesser-known works of an Edwardian portrait painter reveals another side to his life.

December 14 2013 5:00 AM

Gaskin's photos in Legendary: Inside the House Ballroom Scene let you linger in the glamorous explosion of the culture of house balls.

November 25 2013 6:00 AM

Chubb's Uranian poetry and art led him to establish his own press to avoid censorship.

November 16 2013 4:00 AM

Hurrell's photography created stars. A new book reveals lavish details about the lesbian, gay, and bisexual stars and artists of the golden age of Hollywood.

October 19 2013 4:00 AM

Moules's exhibit "Bois Just Wanna Have Fun" combines epic scenery and young male rambunctiousness in self-portrait multiples.

October 12 2013 4:00 AM

Crawford Barton's book Beautiful Men captured the great gay golden age in San Francisco right before it all changed.

October 05 2013 4:00 AM

Photographer Braden Summers had an epiphany when his boyfriend asked him why he didn't shoot his signature romantic portraits of LGBT people.

September 28 2013 4:00 AM