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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gabrielle de Veaux Clements, an American painter, print maker, and muralist. Drawing by her companion Ellen Day Hale.
Video (55:05): lecture by Helen Langa, Associate Professor, Art History, American University at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2016. Helen Langa talks about lesbian artist Romaine Brooks and other 20th-Century Women Artists in America.
Video (7:19): Florence Henri au Jeu de Paume (2015) is a short presentation about the photographic oeuvre of Florence Henri (1893-1982).
Video (11:09): Annie Drew made this video about Painter Agnes Martin (1912–2004) on the occasion of Agnes Martin’s Birthday, March 2020.
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.
French painter Jeanne Sarah Nathalie Micas (1824-1889) lived with her partner, painter Rosa Bonheur, for over 40 years.
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.
Successful sculptor Harriet Hosmer (1830 – 1908) and her workers at her studio in Rome in 1861.
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.
Video (56:36): ‘in this performative lecture delivered at the Whitney on October 10, 2018, Barbara Hammer shares guidelines and film clips from her long-term art-making practice.’
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.
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.
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.
Video (3:52): a short video about late lesbian photographer Laura Aguilar (1960-2018) by NOWNESS (2018).
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’.