Alice Austen and the Gilded Age

Video (26:19): Tony Guida’s NY is a talk show illuminating the colorful corners of New York. His guest is Bonnie Yochelson, Art Historian and author of a coming book about the photographer and lesbian Alice Austen (1866 – 1952).

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.

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.

City Talk: Alice Austen House Museum (2011)

The description of the video: ‘Doug is joined by Ann Marie McDonnell, artist and director of education at the Alice Austen House Museum, and Dr. Carl Rutberg, the museum’s executive director. They discuss the great photographer Alice Austen- her works, her life and the history of her home, Clear Comfort,…


Press release by Mary Meriam, Editor of Lavender Review Issue 8 – Dance POETS Yvonne Rainer, Judy Grahn, Joy Ladin, kathryn l pringle, Carla Petree, Hannah Baker-Siroty, Flower Conroy, E.F. Schraeder, Seree Cohen Zohar, Debra Revere, Daniel Meltz, Risa Denenberg, Laura Davies Foley. DANCERS Yvonne Rainer, Carolyn Boll, Elizabeth Streb,…

Alice Austen: Into the Light

2004 documentary by Pablo Helguera on the life and work of XIXth century Staten Island photographer Alice Austen. One book has been published about photographer Alice Austen: Alice’s World : The Life and Photography of an American Original, Alice Austen, 1866-1952 Authored by lesbian photo researcher Ann Novotny Devin-Adair Pub;…

Richard Meyer – Alice Austen and the Secret History of Photography

This lecture by Richard Meyer, titled “Quarantined: Alice Austen and the Secret History of Photography,” took place on Wednesday, September 9, 2011 in Steinberg Auditorium at Washington University. Art historian Richard Meyer talks the works of American photographer Alice Austen,  and lesbian visibility. He also mentions the book, which he…

Hall of Fame: Alice Austen

G. Carl Rutberg, excecutive director of Alice Austen House introduces the museum, which was the home of one of America’s most profilic photographers, Alice Austen (1866-1952).