Topics :: GLBT artists

John Grant :: Turning Pain Into Beautiful Music

By Jim Provenzano | Sunday May 25, 2014
With equal parts whimsy and melancholy, openly gay / openly poz singer John Grant tells of heartache, confusion and fragments of joy with a unique sense of humanity.

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.

Henry Darger - Throw Away Boy

By Steve Weinstein | Thursday Oct 17, 2013
Unknown, destitute, nearly friendless, and without family or any other support during his life, Darger is the most famous "outsider" artist in America. His own testimony suspect, the author must resort to secondary material -- but it’s all fascinating.

Paris in the 1920s with Kiki de Montparnasse

Tuesday Dec 25, 2012
Roam the streets the Paris, overhear the plein-air conversations of the 20th century’s most respected writers and intellectuals, and watch new artistic movements emerge from the bohemian Left Bank, with the woman who knew it all: Kiki de Montparnasse.

Hanover Completes Hotel Redesign of Artists’ Paint and Ink Factory

Monday Nov 26, 2012
The elegant red brick building built in 1906 was revolutionary in its time because of the reinforced concrete building structure which provided large bright spaces and ideal working conditions for employees.

RenĂ© Gruau’s Sexy Men of Style

Wednesday Oct 10, 2012
RenĂ© Gruau revolutionized the concept of masculinity in fashion advertising from the 1960s to the ’80s, depicting the modern casual, confident man with humor and sex appeal-including images of partial male nudity that were considered shocking.

Chicago’s Legacy Walk: LGBT History Comes to Halsted

Tuesday Oct 2, 2012
In recognition of October as Gay and Lesbian History Month, the Board of Directors of the Legacy Project announced that the upcoming dedication of the Legacy Walk will take place on the 25th Anniversary Commemoration of National Coming-Out Day.

Alison Moyet to Star at Manchester Pride

Wednesday Aug 22, 2012
Former Yazoo star and singing legend Alison Moyet to headline Sunday night Gaydar Main Arena stage as part of the Big Weekend festival.

Virginia Homestead of Grandma Moses Named Landmark

By STEVE SZKOTAK | Tuesday Jul 10, 2012
Virginia is recognizing the Shenandoah Valley farmhouse where Grandma Moses lived briefly with her family long before she gained fame for her folk-art painting.

Inspirations: A Yaddo Pride Event Celebrating Our LGBT Writers

Tuesday Jun 5, 2012
Since opening its doors in 1926, Yaddo has welcomed a vast number of artists who, whether they knew it or not, were articulating the heart and soul of what would one day become the gay community.