The New Museum, the American Museum of Natural History, and the Afro-Latin Jazz Alliance also received capital allocations in a “historic” round of funding from the Department of Cultural Affairs.
Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art
Fragmentation as a Queer Artistic Strategy
What becomes of the body in the work of artists who challenge cisheteronormative frameworks?
Laura Aguilar’s Liberatory Gaze
Aguilar was a rare photographer who never erased herself, shifting the ethics of photographer-subject dynamics.
Rashaad Newsome and Kiyan Williams Talk Art, Inspiration, and Black Magic
As part of Newsome’s new multi-part project with Leslie-Lohman Museum, the pair will discuss their “relationships to soil and earth, WEB Du Bois, and the lie of the American experiment.”
The Leslie-Lohman Museum’s Choice to Drop “Gay and Lesbian” From Its Name Is a Great Loss
When did explicitly naming queerness become a bad thing, preventing people from feeling “welcome” at the museum?
A Deliciously Transgressive and Strikingly Vulnerable Ode to Queer Sex Work
Declaring a pro-sex, pro-porn stance off the bat, On Our Backs presents diverse notions of intimacy, in sex work and the communal art and advocacy that spring from it.
Telling Queer Stories: The Challenges of Unearthing a History
Join Hrag Vartanian in conversation with Cathy Renna & Eduardo Ayala Fuentes at Swann Galleries on Monday, June 17 from 6 to 8 pm.
A Show About Stonewall’s Legacy Falters on Inclusion
While impressive in its scope and engagement with the era’s tensions, Art After Stonewall fails to adequately represent the roles of people of color, trans folks, and folks with disabilities.
Being Gay Under Trump
Ron Amato’s exhibition Gay in Trumpland explores the dark fear many gay men are internalizing as President Trump and his inner circle remove rights and protections for LGBTQ individuals.
A Photographer’s Moving Record of Lesbian Activism in the 1970s
In Donna Gottschalk’s photographs we’re not seeing LGBTQ history filtered or retold; we’re seeing it in the moment, from women who were there as it was unfolding.
Barbara Hammer Refuses the Male Gaze in 1970s Photographs
Hammer came out in 1970 and her work during that period feels tied to her declaration of independence from social norms.
With a New Expansion, the Leslie-Lohman Museum Broadens Its View of Queer Art
The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in Soho has doubled in size, with a new exhibition that offers the opportunity to reconsider what constitutes queer art.