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Picasso Painting Reveals Hidden Man

By Brett Zongker | Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
Scientists and art experts have found a hidden painting beneath one of Pablo Picasso’s first masterpieces, "The Blue Room," using advances in infrared imagery to reveal a bow-tied man with his face resting on his hand.

Unlikely Intimates: Richard Renaldi

By Winnie McCroy | Monday May 26, 2014
In "Touching Strangers," photographer Richard Renaldi captures fleeting relationships.

ArtsUnited’s "We Do, Too" Photography Show Portrays LGBT Couples

By Nicole Wiesenthal | Wednesday May 21, 2014
A show displayed at Gallery 6, Broward County Main Library from June 3 to June 30, 2014, will feature 30 images of LGBT couples who left Florida to get married because they cannot in the Sunshine State.

Anthony Dortch’s Sexually Charged Art at Vitruvian Gallery

By Doug Rule | Saturday May 10, 2014
"People are very surprised," says local mixed-media artist Anthony Dortch, whose new exhibit, "Come Play With Me," recently opened at the Vitruvian Gallery. "It’s not my typical style."

Lesbian Identity, Sexuality Explored at Chicago History Museum

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday May 1, 2014
On May 8, The Chicago History Museum will conclude its eleventh season of the LGBT program series Out at CHM with "Lesbianography: Lesbians and Sex."

Brit Art Student’s ’Virginity Losing’ Art Show an April Fool’s Hoax

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Apr 4, 2014
A 19-year-old gay art student’s performance to lose his virginity on stage in a London art show turns out to be an elaborate April Fool’s hoax.

Do I Need Art in My Life? :: Seven Reasons Why The Answer is Yes!

By Alexander Salazar | Sunday Mar 30, 2014
I have been asked "Do I need art in my life?" I realize now that it’s not a question about me but more about you, the reader. I can offer seven strong reasons that art should be part of your life. If they’re not, then you need to get on it!

LA Lesbian Artist Ashleigh Sumner Rocks Art Space Warehouse

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
L.A. artist Ashleigh Sumner is appropriating street art into her own unique, layered creations, and from downtown to the Hollywood Hills, people are beginning to snatch up her unique works.

Cynthia Nixon Hosts Russell Simmons’ RUSH HeARTS V-Day Lunch

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Feb 13, 2014
Kick off Valentine’s Day, February 14, by sharing the love when Cynthia Nixon hosts Russell Simons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation with the RUSH HeARTS Education Valentine’s Day Luncheon in New York City.

Wellesley College’s Man-in-Undies Sculpture Causes Stir

Thursday Feb 6, 2014
A remarkably lifelike sculpture of a man sleepwalking in nothing but his underpants has made some Wellesley College students a bit uncomfortable, but the president of the prestigious women’s school says that’s all part of the intellectual process.