Art & Design

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This Is How Your Design Aesthetic Evolves

One designer insists that if you stop looking for pieces that fit together and just buy what you love, eventually what you love will find a way to fit. “Taste Evolves”...

What It Was Like to Be Queer Genius Michelangelo

I’ve been lucky to meet several notable LGBTQ celebrities in my life. Many of them I was interviewing for a publication like this one. However, I think my first such...

This Is What It Looks Like to Be Dripping with Pride

What happens when an interactive artist confronts a charged political climate meet during Pride month? A fashion statement. Caring for the Community Motivated by his concern for...

This Is What Sotheby’s Big Gay Pride Auction Will Look Like

What better way to celebrate love and LGBTQ representation in art than sending it home with the highest bidder? BENT. is an art exhibition and auction presented by Sotheby’s....

Do You Know the Signposts of the LGBT Revolution?

Historians regard symbols as one way of determining the unique  characteristics of a culture. Sometimes the signifiers are auditory — much the way first responders’ sirens...

Share a Perfect Day in Manhattan with Fashion Guru Tim Gunn

Fashion guru Tim Gunn has become nearly as celebrated a part of New York as the landmarks that surround his Manhattan home. His grace, wisdom and urbane charm helped propel TV’s...

How to Seamlessly Integrate a Workspace into Any Home

In recent years, the workplace has been transformed by technology and the rise of the telecommuter. Many Americans are working primarily from home now, while others are taking...

See the Revolutionary Fashions of Gay Designer Rudi Gernreich

Designer Rudi Gernreich was one of the few working in the fashion industry of the swinging ’60s who actually changed the world around him through his creations....

The Met Pays Tribute to the Art of Camp in a New Exhibit

Camp is defined as being “deliberately exaggerated and theatrical in style, typically for humorous effect.” It’s long been a term applied to a number of LGBTQ-related...

Choosing New Contemporary Furniture for Your Home

Add a touch of chic to your digs with the clean lines and sculptural forms of modern furniture. Many people say they love modern furniture, but they often don’t really know what...

4 Inspiring Quotes from Lesbian Filmmaker Barbara Hammer, Dead at 79

Experimental filmmaker Barbara Hammer was an extraordinary artist and member of the LGBTQ community. She was a pioneer in putting feminism on film, and she explored lesbian...

See Most of Pablo Picasso’s Blue and Rose Period in One Place

If you admire the work of Pablo Picasso, you may want to put Switzerland on your travel itinerary this spring. In February, the Foundation Beyeler launched one of the most...