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slides George Dureau: Black  
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"Sonny Singleton" (1976).

"Sonny Singleton" (1976).

Dureau's photographs of black men have been compared with those of his friend and contemporary Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989) because they are both white men who have chosen to photograph black men, but they took very different approaches to their subjects.

© 2012 George Dureau and glbtq, Inc. All images courtesy Higher Pictures.


glbtq >> arts >> Dureau, George
New Orleans artist George Dureau is best known for his male figure studies and narrative paintings in oil and charcoal and for his black-and-white photographs, which often feature street youths, dwarfs, and amputees.

glbtq >> arts >> Ligon, Glenn
The work of African-American mixed-media artist Glenn Ligon often conflates issues of race and gender and their frequently parallel histories and struggles.

Higher Pictures
Higher Pictures presented George Dureau's Black exhibition in 2012. The gallery continues to represent Dureau in New York City.

glbtq >> arts >> Mapplethorpe, Robert
American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe's controversial images typically combine rigorously formal composition and design with extreme subject matter.

glbtq >> arts >> Photography: Gay Male, Post-Stonewall
Post-Stonewall gay male photography merits recognition for its contribution to fine art, documentation, photo-journalism, and advertising, as well as erotica.

glbtq >> arts >> Subjects of the Visual Arts: Nude Males
Throughout much of history, the nude male figure was virtually the only subject that could be used to articulate homoerotic desire in publicly displayed works of art, as well as those works of art intended for private consumption. is produced by glbtq, Inc.,
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