Artist Spotlight: Scott Waters
August 27 2011 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Scott Waters

Christopher Harrity

Scott Waters's work says something about men, masculinity, and the delicate balance of a macho identity.

A Message from Claude Cahun Revisited
August 24 2011 6:04 PM ET

A Message from Claude Cahun Revisited

Advocate.com Editors

Yet another Paris museum is set to highlight the work of Claude Cahun, whose message on gender identity becomes only more relevant in the years after the artist's death.

Artist Spotlight: Ed Luce
August 13 2011 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Ed Luce

Christopher Harrity

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.

Artist Spotlight Jack Balas
August 06 2011 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Jack Balas

Christopher Harrity

Balas plays with classic themes and "big art." He also plays with our feelings.

Artist Spotlight: Hector Silva
July 30 2011 5:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Hector Silva

Christopher Harrity

"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."

Artist Spotlight Peter Churcher
July 23 2011 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Peter Churcher

Christopher Harrity

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.

Artist Spotlight Kurt Kauper
July 16 2011 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Kurt Kauper

Christopher Harrity

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.

Before the Dawn of Tom
July 09 2011 4:00 AM ET

Before the Dawn of Tom

Christopher Harrity

Tom of Finland is unarguably the most well-known gay erotic artist of the 20th century, but paving the way for his all-balls-out art was a group of American artists who created a more subtle, coded visual style.

Artist Spotlight Alexei Biryukoff
July 02 2011 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Alexei Biryukoff

Christopher Harrity

Banned for obscenity in Siberia, Biryukoff's large-scale male figure paintings are like landscapes of expressive strokes and earthy color.

Artist Spotlight Nicola Verlato
June 25 2011 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Nicola Verlato

Christopher Harrity

"What catches my eye is what catches the eyes of everyone else: bodies in motion."

Artist Spotlight Andrej Dubravsky
June 11 2011 4:00 AM ET

 Artist Spotlight: Andrej Dúbravský

Christopher Harrity

Young men and rabbits portray the complex rituals and events of growing up. And then there are some pugs.

Androgyne Dreams
June 06 2011 5:50 PM ET

Margo Selski: Androgyne Dreams

Brandon Voss

What’s a mother to do when her 12-year-old son has a passion for long hair and lovely dresses? If she’s surrealist artist Margo Selski, she lets him pose as the subject of her fantastical paintings in the exhibition “Hitherto and Henceforth."

Artist Spotlight Christian Oita
June 04 2011 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Christian Oita

Advocate.com Editors

There is both a timeless elegance and gritty coolness in Oita's portraits of young men. The young fashion photographer has a thing for bringing old-timers back into the frame.

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