Art & Design

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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...

David Hockney Returns to Form and LACMA with “Two Portraits”

David Hockney: 2 Portraits and 1 Still-life first opened at London’s Royal Academy in 2017 and has since traveled to Venice and Bilbao, but LACMA will be its only U.S. showing....

West Hollywood Memorializes the Plague with a New AIDS Monument

Once upon a time, a gay and glamorous city was struck by a terrible plague; this is how we never forget. As AIDS cases rose in the early 1980s, regions like New York City, San...

Want to Eat Al Fresco? So Do We. Read Our Tips to Dining Outdoors in Style

As the weather warms up, our thoughts turn to dining — and living — outside. So we turned to two New York design firms on a search for secrets to creating successful outdoor...

Beauty’s Where You Find It in Creating the Ideal Home

Design expert Mike Strohl offers insights into furnishing your dream home — one step at a time. The process of furnishing a dream home is not much different from putting...

California Homes Reveal Their Owners’ Personalities in “Interior Portraits” Book

Interior Portraits By Leslie Williamson | Rizzoli; $55 Self-proclaimed homebody Leslie Williamson hits the road in order to take portraiture to a whole new level in Interior...