Noyes's self-portraits create a multitude of selves — from the sublimely silly to the poetic and contemplative and finally to the raw and sensuous.
"I think making art is the most beautiful and effective way for me to act inclusively with the universe."
Richard Haines makes it look so easy and effortless that you want to try it yourself. His very popular fashion work, erotica, and portraits are deceptively simple and sensitive at the same time.
Check out the gorgeous male models who signed artist Shepard Fairey's "Defend Equality, Love Unites" poster, proceeds from which will be used to fight for marriage equality.
Castro has been a hub in the undergound art world of Los Angeles for decades. His Antebellum Gallery brought fetish photography into the mainstream.
Fallon's ability to marry thought-provoking imagery with sometimes unusual situations asks viewers to reexamine their boundaries and step into the unknown.
Aspiring photographer Andrew Oldershaw takes a break from his day job to have some fun with the camera and share his favorite photo of the week with Advocate.com.
Dwora Fried's shadow boxes are playful, sinister, and think outside the box.
Arsee's ceramics draw on both high and lowbrow culture — from Greek vases to Wedgwood china to souvenir tchotchkes. Arsee likes that they have everyday uses: "You could even eat off it."
Pirolo's sculpture invests a simple curve with a luscious sexual charge, and his photography is practically fragrant. An entire universe can be discovered in a follicle.
Quizzical and witty, Mao's work is informed by lost history and myth. Power and masculinity are explored in both symbol and anatomy.
Arsenault's landscapes, self-portraits, and still-life imagery form a diary of his experiences and his view of the world.
Smith's most recent works are almost edible. These impasto explorations of Victorian dandyism are both witty and hallucinogenic.
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