Originally published on Advocate.com August 29 2005 12:00 AM ET
Dialogues: Duchamp, Cornell, Johns, Rauschenberg
Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art, Sept. 4–Jan. 8.
Four major 20th-century artists, two of them gay:
Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg form half of this
Warhol Legacy: Selections From the Andy Warhol Museum
Washington, D.C.: Corcoran Gallery of Art, Sept.
24–Feb. 19. More than 150 paintings,
sculptures, films, and other pieces by the queer high priest
of pop art.
John Waters: Change of Life Newport Beach, Calif.:
Orange County Museum of Art, Oct. 30–Jan. 15.
Some 80 recent photographs and sculptures, including
Waters’s “little movies,” which reduce
a whole film to a single still.
Beauford Delaney: From New York to Paris
Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Nov.
13–Jan. 29. Now in Greenville, S.C., this
traveling show takes the out African-American painter from
New York realism to Paris abstracts.
Robert Rauschenberg: Combines New York City:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Dec. 20–April 2.
Rauschenberg is back with this exhibit devoted to his
signature “combines”—mixed-media pieces
in which painting, sculpture, found objects,
photographs, and attitude come together in style.