June 22~ Pride Month

Gilbert and George

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They met in 1967, in London, at St Martin’s School of Art. Was it love at first sight? “No,” says George. “We never thought ‘Let’s do art together!’” He describes their relationship as a friendship, something that came about slowly and imperceptibly, “like an atmosphere – or a cloud.”
~BBC Front Row

The Singing Sculpture by Gilbert & George
1971 / At the opening of the Sonnabend Gallery, NY, NY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here by Gilbert & George
1987 / Hand-dyed photographs, mounted and framed in 35 parts / MoMA, NY, NY

June 10~ Pride Month

Frances Loring and Florence Wyle

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Loring and Wyle are usually connected with each other because their relationship, both personal and professional, lasted for over 60 years…In 1913, Loring and Wyle moved to Toronto, where they began being referred to as “The Girls.” Both of them quickly became major forces in the city and across the country, getting major commissions during World War I and II…They died three weeks apart in 1968. ~Wikipedia

Above: Portrait of Frances Loring and Florence Wyle
by Robert Flaherty
c.1919 / cyanotype / Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
>>>To the right: Florence Wyle and Frances Loring

Left: Frances Loring by Florence Wyle, c.1914                                     Right: Florence Wyle by Frances Loring, c.1914