Video (1.18): encrusted with rhinestones and beaming with glitter, ‘Clarivel Right’(2014) by Mickalene Thomas holds a gaze that has the power to look beyond the sparkling surface in which the model is rendered.
Video (5:16): ‘explore the work of New York-based artist Mickalene Thomas, who is best known for her elaborate, rhinestone-encrusted paintings of African-American women. ‘I Can’t See You Without Me’ explores the representation of women of color in art, addressing their absence and celebrating their beauty.’
Video (3:50): Mickalene Thomas welcomed Art Basel to her Brooklyn studio in 2019. She talks about her queer gaze and her works celebrating African American women.
Video (3:20): in this Art Minutes video with Patricia Tomlinson, Curator of Exhibitions at the Appleton Museum of Art, talks about the work of fascinating German photographer Ruth Bernhard (1905 – 2006). Video by Appelton Museum of Art, 2020.
Video (1:34): a personal tour of Laurie Lipton’s studio during the pandemic, 2020. And a link to Laurie Lipton’s latest series of works made during the pandemic.
Video (15.42): slideshow with drawings by Laurie Lipton.
Video (1:04): Short film about Lindeka Qampi, South Africa. Video by Beautiful News, 2020.
Video (59:05): cartoonist and illustrator Yao Xiao discussed her serialized comic Baopu and debut graphic novel “Everything Is Beautiful, And I’m Not Afraid”.
September 21st at 6:30pm EDT.Making Not Taking: An intergenerational (virtual) conversation between photographers JEB and Ka-Man Tse, organised by Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art.
SD Holman will be stepping down after founding The Pride in Art Society 16 years ago and 14 years as Artistic & Executive Director, handing over the reins to Mark Takeshi McGregor as of October 1st, 2021.
I am unconcerned with figurative details in my paintings. Emotions are expressed broadly, through the body. Intricacies in facial expression, dress, or limb are minimal or nonexistent. The focus is on the body, a vessel for pleasure, desire, dreams, reflection.
Video (57:35) Queer artists Jonathan Lyndon Chase and Sharon Hayes in conversation with each other about their works presented in the exhibition ‘New Grit: Art & Philly Now’ at Philadelphia Museum of Art, August 2021.
Video (1:21:10): Ann Cvetkovich made this zoom presentation for the 8. Boğaziçi Pride Week in Turkey (June 2021). It is followed by Q&A.
Video (59:16): Kickstart’s Virtual Tour: Constructed Identities by Canadian sculptor and performance artist Persimmon Blackbridge, hosted by Jenna Reid.
Jess Dobkin’s Wetrospective
September 2 to 26, 2021
Opening Reception: Friday, September 10th, 6 – 9 pm at Art Gallery of York University (AGYU) in Toronto, Canada.
The exhibition includes an extensive event programme.
The Rebel Dykes Art & Archive Show at Space Station Sixty-Five, Building One, 373 Kennington Road, London
June 25th – September 17th 2021. Press release and photos courtesy of curator and activist Atalanta Kernick
Tonight Leslie Lohman Museum of Art presents poet and visual artist Pamela Sneed at the opening of ‘OMNISCIENT: Queer Documentation in an Image Culture’ which runs through January 2, 2022. And it is last chance to see Sneed’s solo exhibition B-LEAFS which is currently on view at the Motherbox in New York.
Cummer Museum presented ZANELE MUHOLI: SOMNYAMA NGONYAMA, HAIL THE DARK LIONESS April 15, 2021 – June 20, 2021. Zanele Muholi discusses her art projects which are her visual activism.
Video (6:55): Zanele Muholi – ‘In My World, Every Human is Beautiful’. Zanele talk about her creative practice and her LGBTQ activism using images to bring about change in a queerphobic world by presenting people who are not represented and excluded from the art canon.
Video (7:45): Zanele Muholi at the Tate Modern November 5, 2020 – May 31, 2021, an exhibition with over 260 photographs showing Zanele’s visual activism.