Video (1:11:22): a conversation about Ithell Colquhoun (1906-1988). – In celebration of the publication of the first in-depth study of the reclusive British surrealist poet, painter, and occultist Ithell Colquhoun, biographer Amy Hale & poet Timothy Liu will discuss the life and work of this enigmatic figure.
Video (3:05): American queer feminist artist Mickalene Thomas talks about her creative practice. Interview directed by Marian Lacombe.
Video (12.25): Queer Cornwall: Marlow Moss, Gluck and Ithell Colquhoun in Lamorna a video by Tate Gallery (2021).
Video (11:54): Witch’s Cradle (1943) by Maya Deren (1917-1961) is an experimental short film, written and directed by Maya Deren with Marcel Duchamp. This version of the short film has a soundtrack, though Maya Deren wanted her films to be silent.
Video (1:01:47): Art Central 2022, artists Liao Jiaming, Wong Ka Ying and Monique Yim examine queer culture, sexuality, and expression.
In her keynote for the feminist meeting at the Biennale Arte 2022, Jennifer Higgie asks the question, do we need all-woman art shows or not?
Three illustrations: Mnasidika’s Breasts, Crazy Embrace and Desire by Dganit Greier (US). The 19th-century sapphic love poems, “Les Chanson de Bilitis” by Pierre Louys accompany the illustrations.
Psychedelic O’Keeffe by Denise Cumming. The female figure with a male elk skull celebrates the masculine and feminine within us all.
What did it feel like to be there? presents a selection of twelve portraits from a larger multi-disciplinary project by Gwen Shockey with Riya Lerner featuring lesbian and queer women who have dedicated their lives to creating and holding space for women in New York City from the 1950s to today.
Video (9:28): Texas-based queer artist Liss LaFleur provides insight into her exhibition Don’t Worry Baby.
Video (2:49): A video tour of ‘Don’t Worry Baby’ by Liss LaFleur. It is her second solo exhibition with Galleri Urbane, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Video (2:53): Liss LaFleur talks about her exhibition Liss LaFleur, May 7 – July 17, 2022 at Nasher Sculptural Center, Dallas, Texas.
Michela Griffo, a long-term queer feminist activist and a visual artist, is based in New York. She has exhibited widely since the early 1970s.
Artist Laurie Edison: I’m Jewish, I’m queer, and I grew up in another world (the 1950’s), with good art and monsters.
Video (7:15): Susie Bright tells the story about how she got involved in creating On Our Backs.
Radical Desire: Making On Our Backs Magazine open through September 30, 2022 at Kroch Library, Hirshland Gallery, Olin Library, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
The exhibition opened June 2, 2022 and will be open (more dates) through July 31, 2022 at Johnson Museum of Art, USA.
Feminine Moments invite lesbian, bisexual and queer women artists to take part in Feminine Moments’ celebration of the Pride month, June 2022, by sending me one or two artworks which celebrate love, sensuality and ‘joie de vivre’ for publication on Feminine Moments – Queer Feminist Art Worldwide. Send your proposals…
Liz Collins’ exhibitions recommended by Queer|Art Newsletter, June 2022
Two Ladies in Red, 12″ x 12″ oil on canvas by Con Artist.