Art & Design

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Queer | Art Brings LGBTQ Generations Together through “After Mentorship”

How can we, as a community, replace a generation of artists decimated by AIDS? Provincetown Queer | Art may have an answer. Want to celebrate the creativity and diversity of the...

By the Way: How Chad James Went from Small Town Alabama Boy to International Designer

Designer Chad James talks growing up, coming out, design, taste, and Britney vs. Beyoncé. The great Maya Angelou (among others) has been credited with saying: “People will...

“Head to Toe:” The Nude in Graphic Design

By Steven Heller and Mirko Ilic | Rizzoli New York, $50 This is a sublime look at the multifaceted ways nudity finds its way into graphic design by addressing how such images...

By the Way: 5 Interior Design Mistakes You Should Stop Making Now

We’ve all been there: Someone asks what you think of their latest design choice, and you’re stuck looking for the right words that won’t come off as offensive but also...

“Get it Together!” A New Guide by Orlando Soria Helps You Create Your Best Life

Get it Together! | By Orlando Soria; Prestel Publishing; $39.95 Interior Designer Orlando Soria’s new book, “Get it Together! An Interior Designer’s Guide to...

What Does Pride Mean to You?

“Pride is 365 days of the year to be queer!” – Bridgette Victoria Cruz This year for Pride, we launched “Reclaiming My Pride” to highlight LGBTQ+ artists...

Reclaiming My Pride – Announcing the Winner

Once in a while, one gets to be a part of something greater than oneself. It is in these moments that we find like-minded individuals, pure souls who come together to create...

Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat

Using film footage, music, images, and stories from his artworld contemporaries, Sara Driver brings the successful yet tragic life of Jean-Michel Basquiat to life with her new...

Times Square Spectacle Gulliver’s Gate Salutes Pride with a Teeny-Tiny Stonewall Inn

During LGBTQ Pride season there is so much to do in a city as massive as New York, so consider shrinking it all down to size with a trip to see the newly added miniature of the...

Announcing the 10 Reclaiming My Pride Finalists

“Reclaiming My Time” – Congresswoman Maxine Waters With the recent Supreme Court judgment on Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, it’s no...

Vancouver’s Queer Arts Festival Celebrates 10 Years of Boundary-Pushing Art

Dare to be challenged. Risk being changed. That’s the motto behind Vancouver’s Queer Arts Festival. The festival marks its 10th anniversary this year, with DECADEnce as the...

Fashion Legend Charles James Revealed in “Portrait of an Unreasonable Man”

Charles James: Portrait of an Unreasonable Man | By Michele Gerber Klein; Rizzoli International; $37.50   Considered one of the most influential fashion designers of the 20th...