Pride Month~ June 30

 

Zanele Muholi (Born 1972)
South African artist and self-described visual activist
https://www.guggenheim.org/artwork/artist/zanele-muholi

Bester V (Mayotte) / 2015 / Silver Gelatin Print / Paper: 23 3/4″x20″

 

 

 

 

Kehinde Wiley (Born 1977)
Applies the visual vocabulary of heroic portraits to contemporary subjects
http://akkad-design.com/KehindeWiley/Gallery/index_Bio.html

Three Graces / 2005 / Oil and enamel on canvas / 72″x96″

Pride Month~ June 29


Akira the Hustler (Born 1969)

Artist whose work ranges from performance art to sculpting
https://ocula.com/artists/akira-the-hustler/#!

Shirohata (White Flag) / 2004 / Lambda print / 49″x63″

Mickalene Thomas (Born 1971)
Known for her complex paintings made of rhinestones, acrylic, and enamel
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mickalene_Thomas

Qusuquzah, Une Très Belle Négresse #2 / 2011-12 /
Rhinestones, acrylic, and oil on wood panel / 96″x80″x2″

Pride Month~ June 28


Alison Bechdel (Born 1960) Cartoonist, writer, and graphic memoirist
https://www.macfound.org/fellows/908/

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic / 2006  / Graphic memoir

Patricia Cronin (Born 1963) New York based conceptual visual artist
http://www.connersmith.us.com/artists/patricia-cronin

Memorial to a Marriage / 2012 / Bronze / 17″x26.5″x53″

Pride Month~ June 27

Jerome Caja (1958-1995)
Mixed-media painter and Queercore performance artist
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerome_Caja

Portrait / c.1990 / Enamel on plastic / 5 1/4”x5 1/4”x1 1/2”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)
Poet, musician, graffiti artist, and Neo-Expressionist painter
http://www.thegroundmag.com/jean-michel-basquiat-1960-1988/

Untitled / 1981 / Acrylic and oil stick on plywood / 72”x48”x15/16”

Pride Month~ June 26

Rotimi Fani-Kayode (1955-1989)  Nigerian-born British photographer
http://visualaids.org/artists/detail/rotimi-fani-kayode

Adebiyi / 1989 / Archival C-type print / 48”x48”

Keith Haring (1958-1990)  Bridged the gap between the art world and the street
http://www.haring.com/!/about-haring/bio#.WzKpdGRKilk

Poster for The Fun Gallery / 1983 / Offset lithography / 23”x29 1”/4

Pride Month~ June 25


Deborah Kass (Born 1952)

Multidisciplinary artist explores the intersection of pop culture & art history
http://maryryangallery.com/artists/deborah-kass/

Double Red Yentl, Split (My Elvis) / 1993 / Screenprint and acrylic on canvas / 72 1/4”x72”

Robert Gober (Born 1954)
American sculptor best known for his meticulously crafted works
https://www.guggenheim.org/artwork/artist/Robert-Gober

Untitled / 1999 / Plaster, beeswax, human hair, cotton, leather, aluminum, enamel paint / 33 1/2”x40”x24 3/4”

Pride Month~ June 24

Roger Brown (1941-1997)
A leading painter of the Chicago Imagist style
http://www.saic.edu/academics/librariesandspecialcollections/rogerbrown/biography/

Couple in Sumac Thicket / 1982 / Oil on canvas / 66 1/8”x120”

Annie Leibovitz (Born 1949)
Celebrated portrait photographer for RS, Vanity Fair, and Vogue
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/annie-leibovitz-life-through-a-lens/16/

HM Queen Elizabeth II / 2007 / C-type digital print / Image: 12 1/2”x18 3/4”

Pride Month~ June 23


Nahum B. Zenil (Born 1947)

Mexican painter executes fantastic and macabre self-portraits
https://greyartgallery.nyu.edu/2015/12/nahum-b-zenil-witness-to-self/

Duelo (Sorrow) / 1989 / Oil and ink on paper / 20.6”x28.1”

Alvin Baltrop (1948-2004)
Photographer documented 70s and 80s gay culture in NYC
http://www.thirdstreaming.com/alvin-baltrop-trust/

The Piers (Tava from back) / No Date / Silver gelatin print / 4.5”x6.5”

Pride Month~ June 22


Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989)
Photographer left a vast and provocative body of work
https://www.guggenheim.org/artwork/artist/robert-mapplethorpe

Robert Rauschenberg / 1983 / Gelatine silver print on paper / 18 3/4”x14 7/8”

 

Martin Wong (1946-1999) Painter played a pivotal role in the Lower East Side arts scene in the 80s/90s
http://www.bronxmuseum.org/exhibitions/martin-wong-human-instamatic

Attorney Street (Handball Court with Autobiographical Poem by Piñero) / 1982-84 / Oil on canvas / 35 1/2”x48”

Pride Month~ June 21

Luis Caballero (1943-1995)
Colombian-born artist combined desire and aesthetic beauty
http://miamibiennale.org/miami_biennale_luis_caballero.html

Nu de dos allongé / 1984 / Graphite on paper / 10.6”x14.6”

Gilbert & George (Gilbert Prousch b.1943 and George Passmore b.1942)
“It’s not a collaboration…We are two people, but one artist”
https://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/1518

Fates / 2005 / 54 digital prints on paper with ink / 167 11/16”x299 3/16”