Peeping Tim
January 12 2011 4:00 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 3:00 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 3:00 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.

William Burroughs Objects from The Bunker
December 11 2010 3:00 AM ET

William Burroughs: Objects From the Bunker

Albert Smith

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
December 04 2010 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Ross Watson

Albert Smith

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

Artist Spotlight Traver Rains
November 13 2010 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Traver Rains

Albert Smith

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
November 06 2010 3:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Tomoaki Hata

Albert Smith

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

Artist Spotlight Tom Atwood
October 30 2010 2:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Tom Atwood

Albert Smith

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
October 23 2010 3:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Scott G. Brooks

Albert Smith

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
October 16 2010 3:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Bruce Sargeant

Mark Beard

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
October 09 2010 3:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Alek & Steph

Albert Smith

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

Artist Spotlight Scott Hoover
October 02 2010 3:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Scott Hoover

Albert Smith

His photography was originally a weekend hobby. His talent and great eye made it a full-time occupation.

Artist Spotlight Fred Othero
September 25 2010 12:30 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Fred Othero

Albert Smith

Realizing that photography was his one true passion gave Othero the courage to devote his life to his craft.