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 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.