Smithsonian Gay Art Show Receives Critics Award

Smithsonian Gay Art Show Receives Critics’ Award

“Hide/Seek,” the LGBT-themed multiartist show criticized by conservatives when it ran at the National Portrait Gallery, is being honored by the U.S. chapter of the International Association of Art Critics.

The Wit Wisdom and Rage of Gran Fury

 The Wit, Wisdom, and Rage of Gran Fury

The AIDS activist art collective's message was scathing, stylish, and often quite funny.

Artist Thomas Allen Harris on Black Gay Identity

Artist Thomas Allen Harris on Black Gay Identity

Artist Thomas Allen Harris, who's shown work at the Whitney Biennial and the Museum of Modern Art, brings his sensibility to an ambitious documentary series on black identity.

The Getty Goes Gay Cruising the Archives

The Getty Goes Gay: Cruising the Archives

Funded in part with a $50,000 grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation and curated from the gargantuan collection of the One National Gay and Lesbian Archives, this eclectic, poignant, and most often whimsical exhibition is spread over three venues.

Artist Spotlight Peter De Potter

Artist Spotlight: Peter De Potter

De Potter's art weds words and images that work like instant poems or single-frame films.

Celebration of Craftswomen

Celebration of Craftswomen

For three decades, the Celebration of Craftswomen show has displayed the most beautiful arts and crafts. Here is a selection by lesbian and bisexual participants.

Artist Spotlight Wes Hempel

Artist Spotlight: Wes Hempel

Sometimes-wicked appropriations from such disparate sources as neoclassical history painting and the Dutch golden age root Hempel's art in a revised history.

Poetry In Motion

Poetry In Motion: Lesbians Take Their Words on Tour

A group of black lesbians share their experiences through a multi-city celebration of poetry. Meet them and their message.

Artist Spotlight Marc Yankus

Artist Spotlight: Marc Yankus

It seems only fitting to enjoy Yankus's moody portraits and wistful Manhattan cityscapes as autumn deepens. As Vernon Duke wrote, "Autumn in New York is often mingled with pain."

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