Twenty years ago the work of Robert Mapplethorpe was censored in Cincinnati, setting the stage for a national discourse on the nature of art.
Alex Blas joins hundreds of other artists for the four-day Manifest Equality event, an intersection of art and activism he says has the power to mobilize change. Check out his work here.
Artist Susan Mikula balances life—with partner Rachel Maddow—with art; and her latest photography show opens Thursday in San Francisco. Check out highlights of Mikula's work here.
Jeff Sheng turns his camera lens on Lt. Dan Choi (who was arrested Thursday after chaining himself to the White House gates) and other gay service members for his photography book on "don't ask, don't tell"
São Paulo photographer Didio says he enjoys observing the daily life of normal men. If these photographs tell us anything, it's that Brazil has raised the bar on what defines normal.
From his series on gay bar restrooms to action figure headshots, photographer Tiger Munson says he wants his work to create a lasting testament to beauty of the moment as both a participant, and an observer.
Photographer Tyrus Rochell Townsend catches small but beautiful urban moments with his camera so that he can give them back to us.
Jenn Kennedy left a corporate job ten years ago to focus on taking pictures of the things she finds fascinating and beautiful -- including redheads and ladies.