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.

Bedford's sultry, languid men are dripping with sex and style, and drenched in libidinal color.

September 27 2014 4:00 AM

This important American illustrator peopled his artwork and murals with heroic examples of fit, muscular men.

September 13 2014 4:00 AM

Roberta Marrero's artwork is like a pop art fever dream with some sex and Catholicism thrown in for good measure.

September 06 2014 4:00 AM

SUMMER RERUNS: We thought we would take this holiday weekend to sit on our laurels and review some art that we really wanted to see again. Balas plays with classic themes and "big art." He also plays with our feelings.

August 30 2014 4:00 AM

'I have to shoot. If I haven't in several days, it starts gnawing at me.'

August 23 2014 4:00 AM

Monkman uses painting, sculpture, video, and awesome drag to settle a few scores. His work is hilarious and chilling all at once.

August 16 2014 4:00 AM

Raymond Carrance, working under the name Czanara, created an intriguing body of homoerotic artwork in the '50s and '60s.

July 26 2014 4:00 AM
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