Simple and direct, Dugan's portaits of couples reveal complex information.
Victor Gadino took a risk illustrating the covers for Gordon Merrick's ground-breaking gay love stories. It paid off well.
Tsarouchis was a mid-century Matisse of the homoerotic and then he took a turn toward the classic. His serene orientalist studies are punctuated with surprising political statements.
Mersh seems to find previously unsuspected spaces and dimensions in everyday places with his linear constructions and pod-like clusters.
Scott Waters's work says something about men, masculinity, and the delicate balance of a macho identity.
Ed Luce's indie comic sensation Wuvable Oaf revolves around a large, scary-looking guy searching for love, his rather complicated relationship with cats, and his devotion to all sorts of good music.
Balas's witty art references take the stuffing out of "important art." The cute boys are just along for the ride.
"I explore themes of cultural identity, because as Latinos, we are often erased from the social portrait. and then when you add being queer to that, we can really disappear."
The sensuality of everyday activities comes to life in Churcher's subtle work depicting youth culture in Barcelona and military life in the Persian Gulf and Afghanistan.
Kauper's images of idols and divas aren't easily classified. They are simple, formal compositions that are beautifully rendered. They seem to ask more questions than they answer.
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