Artist Spotlight John Fallon
March 12 2011 5:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: John Fallon Editors

Fallon's ability to marry thought-provoking imagery with sometimes unusual situations asks viewers to reexamine their boundaries and step into the unknown.

Andrew Oldershaw Prolixus Luminis March 11
March 11 2011 2:20 PM ET

Prolixus Luminis

Advocate Contributors

Aspiring photographer Andrew Oldershaw takes a break from his day job to have some fun with the camera and share his favorite photo of the week with

Artist Spotlight Dwora Fried
March 05 2011 5:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Dwora Fried

Advocate Contributors

Dwora Fried's shadow boxes are playful, sinister, and think outside the box.

Survival House 1977
February 26 2011 5:00 AM ET

Survival House 1977 Editors

The photographs from Bruce Pavlow's book Survival House 1977 document a forgotten moment of San Francisco history, the homeless LGBT culture at the height of the gay influx to the city in the late '70s.

Artist Spotlight Dewey Arsee
February 18 2011 5:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Dewey Arsee Editors

Arsee's ceramics draw on both high and lowbrow culture — from Greek vases to Wedgwood china to souvenir tchotchkes. Arsee likes that they have everyday uses: "You could even eat off it."

Kim Christys Lost World
February 12 2011 5:00 AM ET

Kim Christy's Lost World

Christopher Harrity

From Catholic boy to showgirl to soccer grandpa in So. Cal, Kim Christy has lived more than a few lives. These photos from his upcoming book project show a pre-Stonewall world of drag balls and cross-dressing — when it was still a crime.

Artist Spotlight Philip Pirolo
February 05 2011 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Philip Pirolo

Advocate Contributors

Pirolo's sculpture invests a simple curve with a luscious sexual charge, and his photography is practically fragrant. An entire universe can be discovered in a follicle.

Artist Spotlight Yeni Mao
January 29 2011 4:30 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Yeni Mao Editors

Quizzical and witty, Mao's work is informed by lost history and myth. Power and masculinity are explored in both symbol and anatomy.

Artist Spotlight John Arsenault
January 21 2011 6:45 PM ET

Artist Spotlight: John Arsenault Editors

Arsenault's landscapes, self-portraits, and still-life imagery form a diary of his experiences and his view of the world.

Artist Spotlight Aaron Smith
January 15 2011 5:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Aaron Smith

Christopher Harrity

Smith's fascination with the 19th century and all things tonsorial manifests in canvases thick with neo-fauvist color.

Peeping Tim
January 12 2011 5:00 AM ET

Peeping Tim

Advocate Contributors

Tim Hailand’s all-access photo books offer an intimate glimpse into the private worlds of Jake Shears and Rufus Wainwright.

Artist Spotlight Best of 2010
December 25 2010 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Best of 2010

Albert Smith 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
December 18 2010 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Bradford Rogne

Albert Smith

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.