Artist Spotlight: Rotimi Fani-Kayode
April 30 2012 12:15 PM ET

Artist Spotlight: Rotimi Fani-Kayode

Christopher Harrity

Nigerian-born Fani-Kayode’s images interpret and reveal sexuality across racial and cultural differences.

Artist Spotlight Xiyadie
April 21 2012 2:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Xiyadie

Christopher Harrity

Xiyadie’s wields joy and revolution with his erotic, romantic paper cuttings.

Artist Spotlight Laurie Lipton
April 14 2012 2:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Laurie Lipton

Christopher Harrity

Lipton's sweetness disguises a dark vision of modern life and her executions are heroic.

The Edwardians Glyn Warren Philpot
March 31 2012 2:00 AM ET

The Edwardians: Glyn Warren Philpot

Christopher Harrity

The tension between Philpot's public life and his private sexual life erupted in his work.

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."