Meatyard’s use of masks, shadows, abandoned houses, and figures in motion open up a deep and multi-layered place of feeling that we have yet to fully address.
University of Kentucky Art Museum
Rediscovering Edward Melcarth, a Gay, Communist Visionary
Kentucky-born artist Edward Melcarth dared to live as an openly homosexual man and did not hide his support for communism.
Alison Saar Breaches the Legacy of Environmental Racism
By illustrating the impact that the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 had on Southern black communities, Saar exposes a neglected history and its resonance with environmental racism.
The Visceral Visual Art of Writer Wayne Koestenbaum
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Writer Wayne Koestenbaum says that during the first year of his painting career, he was consumed with homoerotic visuals.