Selfie with Tove Jansson. Birthe Havmoeller went to see the retrospective exhibition about the life and oeuvre of Finish lesbian painter, author and illustrator Tove Jansson at Gl. Strand in Copenhagen, Denmark. The exhibition runs through September 3, 2017.
“I document for the world to know of our existence” is the mission and driving force that has seen Zanele Muholi continue to produce images that command attention.
Video (3:32): trailer about Packed In A Trunk – The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson (2015), a documentary film about American lesbian artist Edith Lake Wilkinson (1868 – 1957) co-written and produced by Jane Anderson (Edith’s great-niece) together with her wife, Tess Ayers.
Tove Jansson – Art, Love and Moomins
Dates: June 10 – September 3, 2017
Venue: Kunstforeningen Gl Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark
The exhibition by Lenore Chinn runs from June 9 through September 18 at the GLBT History Museum in San Francisco. An opening reception on Friday, June 9, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. will feature comments from the artist and the curator along with light refreshments.