Art Tag Archive

Picture Perfect: The Art of Josh McKenna

Can you ever really know another person’s soul? We cross paths with thousands of our fellow human animals throughout the years, exchanging glances and pleasantries that cast an...

Bling It On: The Jewelry of Austin James Smith

Magpies have been maligned for centuries. There’s a misconception that the frugal bird steals shiny objects, but the opposite is actually true. When building their nests,...

Color Us Impressed: The Vibrant Vibes of Danny Ferrell

Humans are doing it wrong. We mute our masculinity behind drab clothes and plain palettes, even though it is bristling with raw energy. Instead, we should study the instincts of...

All Hail Our Homo Heroes!

We strive for strength every damn day, but sometimes, it slips through our well-manicured fingers. The daily grind really lives up to its name, wearing us down with endless...

Pieces of Passion: The Artistry of Kostis Fokas

Coming to terms with your truth can be tumultuous. As you emerge from the closet, your every desire feels like a raw nerve, vulnerable to the elements raining down from a...

A Force of Nature: The Photography of David Uzochukwu

Are humans adrift in a cosmic ocean of amniotic alienation, or are we rooted in civilization, evolution and interconnection? These are the provocative questions posed in David...

Transgender Teen Escapes Abuse, Discovers Multi-Million Dollar Art Career

It’s no coincidence that the word paint begins with pain. Expression is laborious; we contort our muscles, skin and appendages to externalize the turbulence roiling in our...

Emitt More (More, More!) Photography

Adoration can quickly become obsession. We spill a lot of ink – both literal and digital – describing the queer form, but photographer Emitt More boils down our smoldering...

Level Up Your LGBTQ+ Game

Video games are a playground of possibilities. You can adopt any body shape, perform as whichever gender you choose, and lose your inhibitions in a fantasy realm of buff centaurs...

Lust in Lisbon: The Men of Elska Magazine

The pandemic has taught us to rethink desire. Circuit parties and crowded gay bars took a yearlong disco nap, forcing us to turn inward and seek titillation online or in print....

rIVerse: Turning Adversity Into Art

There’s a new group of superheroes on the scene – they’ve got the outfits, they’ve got the attitude, and they’ve got the superpower – turning adversity into art....

Empower State of Mind: Inside the NYC Queer Scene

In the darkest days of the past year, community has felt like nothing but a brilliant memory. Gathering and cavorting until all hours of the intoxicating night was a hallmark of...