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A Hidden Slice of History :: The Underground LGBT Influence on 20th Century Art

FINE ARTS | By Brian Scott Lipton | Nov 19
"Gay Gotham" is more than just a chance to see some good-looking men, beautiful artwork or a clip from "West Side Story."

Restored 'Last Supper' Renaissance Painting to be Unveiled

PERSONAL TECH | By Carlo Piovano | Nov 8
A 16th-century painting by Renaissance artist Giorgio Vasari that was badly damaged in a 1966 flood in Florence will be unveiled to the public on Friday after years of painstaking restoration.

'The Soundsuits Are My Drag'

ART | By Sura Wood | Oct 9
The New York Times has opined that the singular creations of Nick Cave "fall squarely under the heading of 'Must Be Seen to Be Believed,'" a description that certainly applies to the gay Chicago-based artist's "Soundsuits."

"60 Minutes" Looks into Mysterious Trove of Picasso Art

FINE ARTS | Sep 24
Bill Whitaker brings us a story about Pablo Picasso's former electrician and his wife who came forward with 271 never-before-seen pieces of work, claiming they were a gift from the painter. But was this trove really a gift?

Stroke of Eros

ART | By Sura Wood | Jul 31
Fantastical gay men are, politely speaking, "exercising their virilities" at the GLBT History Museum, though there's nothing polite about the sexually explicit imagery and full-frontal nudity on uninhibited display.

Glam on Cam

BOOKS | By Jim Gladstone | May 22
"When I was a child, I was the gayest little boy in the world," recalled the London-bred, Los Angeles-based photographer Magnus Hastings. Now 42, the self-trained photographer has a blossoming career as the world's foremost drag portraitist.

Gay Man Works to Bolster SF Arts Scene

FINE ARTS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 19
With artists and cultural institutions struggling to afford to live and do business in San Francisco, Cultural Affairs Director Tom DeCaigny is helming City Hall's efforts to bolster the local arts community.

Seeing the Syria Crisis Through Art

INTERNATIONAL | Mar 16
"What art can do ... is to bring some beauty to an incredibly tragic situation." Syrian artists show the crisis like you've never seen it before.

Cyclist Uses App to Make City His Canvas

PERSONAL TECH | Feb 22
In British Columbia, a bicycling artist's wheels are always turnin.

14th Annual Art Basel Miami Beach

FINE ARTS | By Mike Halterman | Nov 29
Artists and art lovers from across the country and around the world are less than a week away from arriving in Miami Beach for one of the biggest events Miami Beach celebrates each year: Art Basel Miami Beach.

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