tagged: queer

As Art and Magic: An Interview with Elijah Burgher

by Ana Finel Honigman
Elijah Burgher and I were at Sarah Lawrence College together. I remember sitting outside the cafeteria when someone asked for the definition of the word “puckish.” With Katharine Hepburn cool, Melissa Bent, later the founder of Rivington Arms Gallery, instantly replied: “Elijah.” I use “puckish” often and I always envision Elijah’s playful sexual spirit crouching over the word. Even if he weren’t part of my vocabulary, he’s been part of my home since college. When we were seniors taking an... [more]
Posted by Ana Finel Honigman on 3/2/14

My Avatar and Me: An Interview with Jacolby Satterwhite

by Stephanie Berzon
The digital age is currently facing certain adaptations that bring into question the modern’s faithfulness to understanding the past; texting incoherent typos being confused with Freudian slips was not considered by the original teacher and therefore could nullify the slip of the tongue theory. Psychological models in human development did not anticipate dualism in identity formation: the physical being and the digital projection of it via an online profile. Jacolby Satterwhite welcomes all to... [more]
Posted by Stephanie Berzon on 12/1/13

A Transformation Incomplete

by Parker Tilghman
The Schwules Museum is a critically important institution. It was the first museum in the world dedicated to the promotion and exhibition of LGBT-related art and artifacts. It holds an extensive archive of photographs, videos, films, sound recordings, autographs, art works, and ephemera dating back to 1896, much of which plays an invaluable role in the researching and documentation of queer history in Germany and abroad. Its necessity as a bastion of visibility in today’s increasingly heated... [more]
Posted by Parker Tilghman on 6/12/13

Nights Without Armor

by Bradley Rubenstein
Heraclitus wrote, “Nothing is constant but change,” illustrating succinctly his philosophy of the nature of the universe; with her current exhibit Battle Armor, Karen Heagle illustrates this adage, with paintings that show that old motifs can have new life breathed into them. In the past, Karen Heagle has made reference to heroic figures in her paintings: the Incredible Hulk and Xena the Warrior Princess, for example; in her recent show of paintings on paper at Churner and Churner in New York,... [more]
Posted by Bradley Rubenstein on 6/11/13

The Difference Is Spreading: B-Out at Andrew Edlin Gallery

by Aldrin Valdez
On my way here on West 21st StreetI saw two finches or are those sparrowsone feeding the other seedsneck perked up as if he were asking a questionor receiving a kiss, then they both flew awayand on the wall was that school muralWe dream ofbeaut[a hole in the gray brick]elodiesand in my mind, still freshwas that show of queer artSincerityisnotenough & style is everything, voguingat “B-Out”and I felt summerI knew a little grace or could kind of guesshow it would feel: I have this scarf my... [more]
Posted by Aldrin Valdez on 7/29/12
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