Typical reactions to fat bodies in the art world range from pity to fascination.
Laura Aguilar’s Liberatory Gaze
Aguilar was a rare photographer who never erased herself, shifting the ethics of photographer-subject dynamics.
Remembering Photographer Laura Aguilar’s Empathetic, Queer Art
Aguilar, the photographer who captured people’s bodies with genuine empathy, died yesterday at the age of 59.
The Empathy and Solidarity of Laura Aguilar’s Unbroken Gaze
The photographer portrays her subjects with a tenderness that makes them seem like friends, and with the attention of someone who really sees them.
In Honor of Laura Aguilar, Artists Consider the Role of Queer Art
Five artists talk about the ways in which gender, sexual identity, and culture play out in their work.