Artist Spotlight Mauricio Lemonk
May 29 2010 3:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Mauricio Lemonk

Albert Smith

Lemonk plays with color, emotion, and texture, with a splash of sexiness, to create a surrealist world.

Museum Man Larry Wheeler
May 19 2010 3:40 PM ET

Night at the Museum

Advocate Contributors

North Carolina Museum of Art director Larry Wheeler managed an $80 million expansion in the middle of a recession and has gone head-to-head with Jesse Helms. No wonder he's widely considered the unofficial mayor of Raleigh.

Rashaad Newsome En Vogue
May 17 2010 6:35 PM ET

Rashaad Newsome, en Vogue

Jordan Hruska

Rashaad Newsome has mastered photography, video, and performance art — and now, with an exhibition at the Whitney Museum's Biennial, he tackles the art of vogue.

Artist Spotlight Syed Kazmi
May 15 2010 12:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Syed Kazmi

Advocate Contributors

What do you get when you mix fencing, blindfolds, and a blow-dryer? Step inside the imagination of photographer Syed Kazmi.

A Day in Gay America Starring You
May 10 2010 1:20 PM ET

A Day in Gay America (Starring You!) Editors

You took the pictures. Now, it's time for you to send them in to be included in The Advocate's A Day in Gay America. The deadline is Friday, May 28.

Artist Spotlight Michael Sharkey
May 08 2010 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Michael Sharkey

Albert Smith

One New York-based photographer finds the understated beauty and glamour of being an LGBT teenager today.

Artist Spotlight Allison Michael Orenstein
May 01 2010 12:10 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Allison Orenstein

Albert Smith

For her series on on trans people and "creative types", Photographer Allison Michael Orenstein looked for models who could touch people on an emotional level.

Artist Spotlight Exterface
April 24 2010 3:35 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Exterface

Albert Smith

The creative duo behind Exterface call their photographs a combination of beauty and indecency ... with a little inspiration from Bruce Weber thrown in.  

Artist Spotlight Michael Rowe
April 17 2010 12:20 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Michael Rowe

Albert Smith

Jamaican-born photog Michael Rowe gets inspired by the diversity that his adopted hometown, New York City, has to offer.

Artist Spotlight Ethan James
April 03 2010 12:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight Ethan James

Albert Smith

Photographer Ethan James says he doesn't like a lot of bells and whistles when he's taking photos — and the simplicity is what makes them special.

Artist Spotlight Glen Mitchell
March 27 2010 12:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight Glen Mitchell

Albert Smith

Photographer Glen Mitchell says he's inspired by classic films and pinup girls, which is why in the digital age he still shoots his handsome models with film, in black and white.

Artist Spotlight Que Duong
March 18 2010 5:55 PM ET

Artist Spotlight Que Duong

Albert Smith

A fortune-teller told Que Duong's mother he would amount to nothing — which is why he gives everything he has to each photo he takes.

Artist Spotlight Ryan Colford
March 13 2010 6:35 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Ryan Colford

Albert Smith

By exposing the male body both nude and clothed, Colford strives to remove layers of deception.