Kim Christy's Lost World

Kim Christy's Lost World

Filmmaker and performer Kim Christy talks about life in the big city in the bad old days of drag, and being outed by Life magazine.

Artist Spotlight Philip Pirolo

Artist Spotlight: Philip Pirolo

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

Artist Spotlight: Yeni Mao

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

Artist Spotlight: John Arsenault

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

Artist Spotlight: Aaron Smith

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

Peeping Tim

Peeping Tim

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

Artist Spotlight: Best of 2010

Advocate.com 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

Artist Spotlight: Bradford Rogne

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

William Burroughs: Objects From the Bunker

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

Artist Spotlight: Ross Watson

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

Artist Spotlight Traver Rains

Artist Spotlight: Traver Rains

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

Artist Spotlight: Tomoaki Hata

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

Artist Spotlight Tom Atwood

Artist Spotlight: Tom Atwood

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.

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