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Barack and Michelle Obama Return to D.C. for Ceremonial Portrait Unveiling

Former President Barack Obama and ex-First Lady Michelle reappeared in Washington D.C. yesterday to preside over the unveiling of their official portraits....

Artist/Author Chris Ware’s Monograph Celebrates the Work of a Lifetime

Prepare to be drawn in by Monograph, a career-spanning collection of works from renowned artist and author Chris Ware. Celebrated for his work in The New Yorker, Ware is a...

Famous Floorplans: What TV Characters’ Homes Would Really Look Like

What would your favorite famous TV homes look like if they were actual houses or apartments? “There are places I’ll remember all my life,” the Beatles once sang. Strangely...

No Flea Markets for These Clown Paintings: Meet Artist Jumper Maybach

Ben Workman, known in his clown persona as Jumper Maybach, had epiphany one day when as a lark, his grandpa painted his face white for the first time....

Leslie-Lohman Opens an Exhibition: “ART & AIDS: 35 Years of Survival”

ART & AIDS: 35 Years of Survival, co-curated by GMHC, Osvaldo Perdomo, and David Livingston, commemorates GMHC’s 35th anniversary and features dozens of works created by...

Hockney at 80: The Met Pays Tribute to a Visionary Gay Artist

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will honor artist David Hockney on his 80th birthday with a retrospective kicking off November 27th. The exhibition features some of the artist’s...

Now You Can Toast Tom of Finland with His Own Wine Label

I remember walking through Toys R Us as a kid where I saw a Superman car on the shelves. Wait: What? Superman didn’t have a car. But that never bothered marketers....

New Chip Kidd Art Book Dazzles with Graphics Delights

Chip Kidd is a gay artist known for his comic and retro inspired art. Chip Kidd Book Two (Rizzoli, $60) is the second volume of a continuing look back at his successful career; it...

Review: Tom of Finland Scratches the Surface

For the uninitiated, Tom of Finland will put you front and center at the moment Touko Laaksonen decided to become a the best known creator of gay erotic art ever....

Feathers of Fire (LA)

Picture Julie Taymor doing Persian shadow puppetry (minus the Disney tunes of Lion King) and you might have something like Feathers of Fire. A multimedia puppet show that...

Art, Family Come Together at LA’s Marciano Art Foundation

Thursdays through Saturdays The newest family-driven modern art museum has opened in LA, and the collection — belonging to the two brothers who created GUESS? Jeans — is a...

Steve Kaufman – Back in New York

Steve Kaufman “SAK” (1960–2010) Was A Charismatic Pop Artist, Humanitarian, And Pioneer Of Neo Pop Art. In His Early Years, Steve Kaufman Assisted Andy Warhol Where He...