Artist Spotlight: Mel Odom
March 24 2012 2:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Mel Odom

Christopher Harrity

Odom's outrageously sleek and sensual renderings set a style for a generation and kept on going.

Smithsonian Gay Art Show Receives Critics Award
March 23 2012 9:15 PM ET

Smithsonian Gay Art Show Receives Critics’ Award

Trudy Ring

“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.

Artist Spotlight Michael Petry
March 17 2012 2:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Michael Petry

Christopher Harrity

Beutiful on the surface, Petry's work has depth in both wit and scholarship.

Artist Spotlight Ron Griswold
March 10 2012 3:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Ron Griswold

Christopher Harrity

Griswold gives you the male figure in a direct, emotional way — no coy justifications needed.

March 03 2012 4:10 PM ET

Snapshots From M. Sharkey

Scott McPherson

The Brooklyn-based portrait photographer M. Sharkey, best known for his ongoing photo project Queer Kids, releases a collection of snapshots giving us a peek into his world.

Amos Mac Reintroduces the Zine
February 27 2012 5:00 AM ET

Amos Mac Reintroduces the Zine

Josh Hinkle

Amos Mac is a transgender photographer who produces two zines, Original Plumbing and Translady Fanzine, filled with images intended to get you thinking.

Artist Spotlight Andrew Printer
February 25 2012 3:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Andrew Printer

Christopher Harrity

Selections from two of Andrew Printer's photo series show him to have a range from pop and witty to a more emotional and ephemeral tone.

Remembering Richmond Barthe
February 18 2012 5:00 AM ET

Remembering Richmond Barthé

Christopher Harrity

Barthé was a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance in the 1930s, then he crashed into obscurity. Did his homosexuality have anything to do with that?

Artist Spotlight James Gobel
February 11 2012 5:00 AM ET

 Artist Spotlight: James Gobel

Christopher Harrity

James Gobel wanted his latest bear-centric work to be more cuddly. "An artwork that you could conceivably snuggle up to seemed a good place to start."

The Wit Wisdom and Rage of Gran Fury
February 04 2012 5:00 AM ET

 The Wit, Wisdom, and Rage of Gran Fury

Christopher Harrity

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

Artist Thomas Allen Harris on Black Gay Identity
February 03 2012 8:25 PM ET

Artist Thomas Allen Harris on Black Gay Identity

Neal Broverman

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.

Artist Spotlight Thomas Evans
January 28 2012 5:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Thomas Evans

Christopher Harrity

Thomas Evans is drawn to the dark side of flamboyance. His photographs of glamor and gender variance need a new descriptive word: funcomfortable.

Artist Spotlight: Kelli Connell
January 21 2012 5:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Kelli Connell

Christopher Harrity

Connell's dual portraits create tiny moments packed with so much feeling that the fantastic technical work seems to disappear.