Photo Book: Collecting Light by Ruth Bernhard

Collecting Light: The Photographs of Ruth Bernhard Edited by James Alinder. Carmel, Calif.: Friends of Photography, 1979 Ruth Bernhard (October 14, 1905 – December 18, 2006) was a German-born American photographer. The photographer died at the age of 101, was very talented. A lesbian and photographer in twenties and thirties…

Agnes Martin: Innocence the Hard Way (2015)

Lecture by Nancy Princenthal at Tate Modern, 2015. On Wednesday 15th July 2015, Nancy Princenthal discussed American Painter Agnes Martin’s formative experiences, the development of her work, her spirituality and the range of lively non-mainstream art communities in which she lived. Nancy Princenthal, author of Agnes Martin: Her Art and…

Artist Interview With Deborah Kass (2014)

Artnet interview with Deborah Kass, 2014. In the interview they talk about Deborah Kass‘s career and creative practice, dealing with race, gender, feminism, queer and Jewishness and Deborah’s retrospective Deborah Kass: Before and Happily Ever After at The Andy Warhol Museum (2012), an exhibition, featuring approximately 75 works, which showcases…

Cassandra Langer Reading From Her Book on Romaine Brooks

Art historian and writer Cassandra Langer will be reading from her book, Romaine Brooks: A Life at Romany Kramoris Gallery, 41 Main St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963, USA over Columbus Day weekend (October 10 – 12, 2015). The artistic achievements of Romaine Brooks (1874–1970), both as a major expatriate American…

Racing Age by Angela Jimenez

Text: excerpt from Angela Jimenez’ newsletter Kickstarter project Racing Age by Angela Jimenez (2015) Racing Age is a documentary photography book about masters track & field athletes of retirement age and older. Angela Jimenez: ‘I’m working on my second book, Racing Age, a documentary series on fierce and amazing masters…

Art Book: Romaine Brooks by Cassandra Langer

Romaine Brooks: A Life Langer, Cassandra (Author) Sep 2015. 290 p. Univ. of Wisconsin, hardcover, $26.95. (9780299298609). Univ. of Wisconsin, e-book, $15.95. (9780299298630). 759.13. [This new art book will available as of September 23, 2015 at Amazon and Barnes and Noble as well as on line from the University of…

London: A Lecture and a New Monograph about Agnes Martin

Agnes Martin: Innocence the Hard Way Lecture by Nancy Princenthal Tate Modern, Starr Auditorium, London, UK Wednesday July 15, 2015, 18.30 – 20.00 Nancy Princenthal discusses abstract painter (and lesbian) Agnes Martin’s formative experiences, the development of her work, and the range of lively non-mainstream art communities in which she…

Book Project: PAARE 2 by Anja Müller

Pre-order the Beautiful Photography Book German photographer and queer woman Anja Müller has created a crowdfunding project to fund the publication of her next photography book: PAARE 2 (Couples), an erotic photography book. You can help fund this publication by pre-ordering a copy Anja Müller’s beautiful photography book at the…

Call for Proposals: Killjoy’s Kastle Book Project

We seek contributions for a volume of collected essays related to artist Allyson Mitchell’s Killjoy’s Kastle: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted House. This large-scale installation and performance invites visitors to walk-through an unconventional gallery space designed in the tradition of carnivals, evangelical Christian fright nights, and lesbian feminist direct action aesthetics….

Romaine Brooks: A Life by Cassandra Langer

Press release The Cover of Romaine Brooks a Life by Cassandra Langer (UW Press, September 2015) Romaine Brooks (1874–1970) The artistic achievements of Romaine Brooks (1874–1970), both as a major expatriate American painter and as a formative innovator in the decorative arts, have long been overshadowed by her fifty-year relationship…

Book: Faces and Phases (2006-14) by Zanele Muholi

A New Fine Art Photography Book: Faces and Phases (2006-14) by Zanele Muholi 368 Pages Hardback 17 x 24 cm English ISBN 978-3-86930-807-4 1. Edition 09/2014 Shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2015 In Faces and Phases 2006–14, Zanele Muholi embarks on a journey of “visual activism” to ensure…

Zanele Muholi Book Launch and Signing

Excerpt from Leslie-Lohman Museum Recommends – November 2014 ZANELE MUHOLI “FACES AND PHASES: 2006-14” BOOK LAUNCH AND SIGNING November 19, 6:30-8pm The Walther Collection Project Space 526 West 26th Street, Suite 718, New York RSVP essential: invitation@walthercollection.com In Faces and Phases: 2006-14, Zanele Muholi embarks on a journey of visual…

Berenice Abbott – Documenting Science

Photography book: Berenice Abbott – Documenting Science Berenice Abbott – Documenting Science Steidel Verlag 2012 ISBN 13 9783869304311 Steidel Verlag about the above book: “Documenting Science explores [a body of] work, beginning in 1939 with Abbott’s early experiments with scientific imagery, continuing with science-based commercial assignments, and culminating in 1958…

Germaine Krull 100 x Paris

Germaine Krull 100 x Paris. Look inside the book. Photography Book 100 x Paris by Germaine Krull Article by Florent Fels Published by Verlag der Reihe, Berlin-Westend, 1929 Germaine Krull Bisexual photographer Germaine Krull (1897-1985) was a political activist (communist) from 1918 – 1921. Wikipedia writes that she was “described…

PASSAGE & PLACE at the National Queer Arts Festival 2014

PASSAGE & PLACE: a multimedia visual arts exhibition OPENING: Sunday, June 1st Alley Cat Books Gallery Passage & Place is a multimedia visual arts exhibition, book project, and skillshare series that explores displacement & movement, freedom & incarceration, and home & im/migration at the intersection of queerness. How do our…

The Feminist Breast: Women, Nudity and Portraiture – Patricia Cronin

Excerpt part 5 of The Feminist Breast: Women, Nudity and Portraiture conference: Artist Patricia Cronin from bportraitprojct on Vimeo. Published 2011. Part 5 of The Feminist Breast: Women, Nudity and Portraiture Artist Patricia Cronin on White Marmorean Flock and her book HARRIET HOSMER – LOST AND FOUND. A CATALOGUE RAISONNE…

Berlin: re.act.feminism Book Launch

Press release by re.act.feminism Re.act.feminism #2 – A performing archive Editors: Bettina Knaup, Beatrice Ellen Stammer Publisher: Nürnberg: Verlag für moderne Kunst Content: 318 pages ISBN: 978-3-86984-460-2 Year: 2014 Published by Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg and Live Art Development Agency London   Berlin: re.act.feminism Book Launch Finally – after…

Kisser by iO Tillett Wright

iO Tillett Wright – Kisser from Brian Paul Lamotte on Vimeo. The images for “Kisser” – “The Friday Night Throwdowns were a series of illegal boxing matches that took place in Manhattan in the winter of 2010-2011. They were nicknamed the ‘male model boxing’ ring because numerous high profile male…