Betty Parsons: Heated Sky

Video (7:58): Highlights from the 2020 exhibition Betty Parsons: “Heated Sky” at Alexander Gray Associates, a contemporary art gallery in New York City, and additional works. Illustration: Brick in the Sky (1969) by Betty Parsons.

‘Marlow Moss’ by Art Quick Look

Video (9:15): ‘Art Quick Look’ writes, ‘Marlow Moss was a gender queer, Jewish, female artist who charged the course of European modernism’ and then he discusses a couple of Marlow Moss’ works.

Victoria Munro: Queering Memory and the Alice Austen House (2019)

Video (18:54): Victoria Munro, excecutive director of Alice Austen House (on Staten Island, New York) talks about her job of queering the memory of lesbian photographer Alice Austen and the redecoration and transformation of Alice Austen House to a National LGBT Historic Site.

Betty Parsons: 1950s Work on Paper

The exhibition of works on paper by American lesbian gallerist and painter Betty Parsons (1900—1982) at Alexander Gray Associates, November 20, 2020 – January 31, 2021, highlights a pivotal moment in Parsons’ artistic career after she abandoned figuration to fully embrace abstraction.

Ellen Day Hale (1855-1940)

Self Portrait (1885) by Ellen Day Hale (1855-1940) , an American impressionist painter and printmaker from Boston. Her life companion was fellow artist Gabrielle de Veaux Clements.

Annie Drew on Painter Agnes Martin

Video (11:09): Annie Drew made this video about Painter Agnes Martin (1912–2004) on the occasion of Agnes Martin’s Birthday, March 2020.

Gluck: The Origin of Queer Art

Video (12:16): The painting analyzed in this video essay, Medallion (the YouWe picture) by Gluck, is one of their most famous as it is one of the first depiction of a queer relationship in art history.

Agnes Martin – ‘Beauty is in Your Mind’

Video (7:37): TateShots’ video Agnes Martin – ‘Beauty is in Your Mind’ (2015) with video clips of Canadian-born American abstract painter Agnes Martin (1912-2004) in her studio in 1997.

Harriet Hosmer (1830 – 1908)

Harriet was a lesbian, a staunch feminist and one of the most successful of the American artist working in Rome, Italy in the 19th century.

Alice Austen House

Video (2:55) Watch the video, then plan your visit to “Clear Comfort”, the home of photographer and lesbian Alice Austen (1866 – 1952), now The Alice Austen House Museum.

Cathy Cade (2018)

In this informal interview with photographer and lesbian activist Cathy Cade she is talking with a friend about her life with the civil rights movement and her books.

A brief introduction to Eileen Gray

Video (23:11): a video biography about Eileen Gray (1878–1976). With each passing year Eileen Gray becomes more important in defining the history of modernism.

Gluck – 2017 Documentary

Video (58:55): the documentary ‘ Gluck – Who Did She Think He Was ?’ about Hannah ‘Gluck’ Gluckstein (1895–1978) was originally presented by the BBC, when Tate Britain in London ran the group show ‘QUEER BRITISH ART 1861–1967’.