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POBA Site Helps Preserve Legacies of Artists Lost to AIDS

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 28, 2014
The new online platform, POBA/Where the Arts Live, keeps alive the legacy of artists, some of whose early success was cut short in the early years of AIDS.

Reston Gallery's New Wizard of Oz Art to Benefit Habitat

By Doug Rule | Tuesday Aug 19, 2014
There's no place like Reston. At least not now, in light of the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz."

What's Up at the Galleries in August?

By Sura Wood | Sunday Aug 17, 2014
Art doesn't take a summer vacation. Here's a taste of what's out there this August.

Picasso Painting Reveals Hidden Man

By Brett Zongker | Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
Scientists and art experts have found a hidden painting beneath one of Pablo Picasso’s first masterpieces, "The Blue Room," using advances in infrared imagery to reveal a bow-tied man with his face resting on his hand.

Unlikely Intimates: Richard Renaldi

By Winnie McCroy | Monday May 26, 2014
In "Touching Strangers," photographer Richard Renaldi captures fleeting relationships.

ArtsUnited’s "We Do, Too" Photography Show Portrays LGBT Couples

By Nicole Wiesenthal | Wednesday May 21, 2014
A show displayed at Gallery 6, Broward County Main Library from June 3 to June 30, 2014, will feature 30 images of LGBT couples who left Florida to get married because they cannot in the Sunshine State.

Anthony Dortch’s Sexually Charged Art at Vitruvian Gallery

By Doug Rule | Saturday May 10, 2014
"People are very surprised," says local mixed-media artist Anthony Dortch, whose new exhibit, "Come Play With Me," recently opened at the Vitruvian Gallery. "It’s not my typical style."

Lesbian Identity, Sexuality Explored at Chicago History Museum

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday May 1, 2014
On May 8, The Chicago History Museum will conclude its eleventh season of the LGBT program series Out at CHM with "Lesbianography: Lesbians and Sex."

Brit Art Student’s ’Virginity Losing’ Art Show an April Fool’s Hoax

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Apr 4, 2014
A 19-year-old gay art student’s performance to lose his virginity on stage in a London art show turns out to be an elaborate April Fool’s hoax.

Do I Need Art in My Life? :: Seven Reasons Why The Answer is Yes!

By Alexander Salazar | Sunday Mar 30, 2014
I have been asked "Do I need art in my life?" I realize now that it’s not a question about me but more about you, the reader. I can offer seven strong reasons that art should be part of your life. If they’re not, then you need to get on it!