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.

Artist Spotlight Charles Thomas Rogers
May 28 2011 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Charles Thomas Rogers

Advocate.com Editors

Thomas's hesitance to ask his subjects to pose nude led him to stumble upon what has become one of the signature motifs of his work: men in white briefs.

Artist Spotlight Steve MacIsaac
May 21 2011 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Steve MacIsaac

Advocate.com Editors

Steve MacIsaac creates comics that explore contemporary gay culture, identity, and sexuality.

Artist Spotlight Stanley Stellar
May 14 2011 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Stanley Stellar

Advocate.com Editors

For over 35 years, Stanley Stellar has been seeing and recording. Living and working in New York City can bombard the senses, but Stellar always finds what is worth noticing in the clutter.

Artist Spotlight: Cauro Hige
April 30 2011 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Cauro Hige

Advocate.com Editors

Classic and shocking, delicate and blatantly sexual, Hige's work encompasses enigmas.

Artist Spotlight Gregory Prescott
April 23 2011 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Gregory Prescott

Advocate.com Editors

Prescott doesn't seek out his models. They come to him, as they can be assured of striking, simple work that shows them to their best advantage.

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