An Unexpected Dialogue: Mapplethorpe and Rodin
April 21 2014 6:04 AM ET

An Unexpected Dialogue: Rodin and Mapplethorpe

Christopher Harrity

Robert Mapplethorpe and Auguste Rodin had seemingly little in common as artists, but shared themes emerge in a new exhibition.

Artist Spotlight: Pedro Centeno Vallenilla
April 19 2014 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Pedro Centeno Vallenilla

Christopher Harrity

Influenced by native Venezuelan lore, Renaissance masters, and Italian Fascists, Vallenilla's artwork glorifies the male body.

In the Galleries: Pierre et Gilles' 'Heros'
April 18 2014 2:05 PM ET

In the Galleries: Pierre et Gilles' 'Heros'

Christopher Harrity

The venerable French artists Pierre et Gilles are unveiling a series of previously unseen works on the theme of the hero at Galerie Daniel Templon.

The Passion of Christ: A Gay Vision
April 18 2014 5:30 AM ET

The Passion of Christ: A Gay Vision

Christopher Harrity

Artist Doug Blanchard's haunting contemporary paintings of the Passion of Christ are an emotional reminder of the courage it takes to resist the powers that be.

PHOTOS: Diego Tolomelli and the Stain of Original Sin
April 16 2014 4:00 AM ET

Diego Tolomelli and the Stain of Original Sin

Christopher Harrity

Tolomelli's luscious stained-glass works stir the passions of the spirit as well as those of the flesh.

Artist Spotlight: Otho Cushing
April 12 2014 4:00 AM ET

Artist Spotlight: Otho Cushing

Christopher Harrity

Contemporary with J.C. Leyendecker, and Charles Dana Gibson, and heir to the licentious line art of Aubrey Beardsley, Cushing was a mainstream illustrator with a decidedly gay pen stroke.

A Photographer and His Muse
April 11 2014 6:30 AM ET

A Photographer and His Muse

Christopher Harrity

Joe Schmelzer's personal works find beauty in the everyday moment.

New Orleans Photographer and Artist George Dureau Has Died
April 09 2014 10:25 AM ET

New Orleans Photographer and Artist George Dureau Has Died

Christopher Harrity

The artist and photographer's work ranged from the erotic to the unsettling. He was a mentor of Mapplethorpe and a long-time contributor to Drummer magazine.

In the Galleries: Jim French, Before Colt
April 09 2014 4:00 AM ET

In the Galleries: Jim French, Before Colt

Christopher Harrity

Before he was the uncontested master of erotic gay photography, Colt Studios founder Jim French got his foundation as an advertising artist in the heyday of Madison Avenue.

PHOTOS: Humanizing the Hookup
April 07 2014 6:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: Humanizing the Hookup

Christopher Harrity

Adam Moco's Tryst Pic Project puts a twist in hooking up.

ART: Man and Beast
April 05 2014 4:00 AM ET

ART: Man and Beast

Christopher Harrity

Male figurative art comes alive when freed from the studio and galloping down the beach.

In The Galleries: David Armstrong
April 04 2014 4:45 AM ET

In The Galleries: David Armstrong

Christopher Harrity

New sculptural and photographic works by David Armstrong are hidden in a New York City carriage house.

PHOTOS: The Drag Queens and Covered Bridges of New Hampshire
April 02 2014 6:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: The Drag Queens and Covered Bridges of N.H.

Advocate.com Editors

Andre Rosa's calendar images mash up two great American institutions — with a telling effect.

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