Artist Spotlight Best of 2010

Artist Spotlight: Best of 2010

Advocate.com has been proud to present a wide variety of visual representations of our world from contemporary artists and photographers. Here is a small selection of our favorites from this year,  ranging from the lushly sensual to the starkly confrontational.

Artist Spotlight Bradford Rogne

Artist Spotlight: Bradford Rogne

Rogne says he feels lucky to have made a career out of elements he enjoys so much: fun, kitschy locations, colorful clothes and accessories, glam girls, and beautiful guys.

William Burroughs Objects from The Bunker

William Burroughs: Objects From the Bunker

Peter Ross's photographs of William S. Burroughs's possessions from his still-intact apartment present a quirky biography of the Beat writer.

Artist Spotlight Ross Watson

Artist Spotlight: Ross Watson

Making art is an all-consuming passion for this Melbourne artist inspired by Caravaggio and Vermeer.

Artist Spotlight Traver Rains

Artist Spotlight: Traver Rains

Rains takes care of all the elements himself — from sets and props to makeup and hair. It all adds up to a highly individual look.

Artists Spotlight Tomoaki Hata

Artist Spotlight: Tomoaki Hata

The photographer tells us, "I really did not choose drag queens as subjects, they chose me."

Artist Spotlight Tom Atwood

Artist Spotlight: Tom Atwood

It is the commonplace, everyday world that fascinates Atwood — what’s in someone’s garbage, how someone uses the products in their bathroom. He has an eye for the most arcane of details, and that ultimately informs his photography.

Artist Spotlight Scott G Brooks

Artist Spotlight: Scott G. Brooks

Scott G. Brooks takes social, psychological, and political issues and injects them with a dark sense of humor in the distorted reality of his artwork.

Artist Spotlight Bruce Sargeant

Artist Spotlight: Bruce Sargeant

Sargeant's paintings idealize and celebrate the beauty of the male form. His oeuvre remained hidden for years and is only now being brought to light, with works still being discovered.

Artist Spotlight Alek Steph

Artist Spotlight: Alek & Steph

Alek & Steph make the perfect team, creating magic as they take images simultaneously with two different cameras and work together on the postproduction.

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