A video by multimedia artist Grant Rehnberg has been making the rounds Monday. In the YouTube video, Rehnberg explains that his grandfather, James Burton Rehnberg, came out to him as gay at 90 years old, just five months before he died.
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At least 75 percent of the works on display at this Washington Project for the Arts event, held this year at Artisphere, comes from artists in the D.C. region, more than 100 strong.
L.A. artist Ashleigh Sumner is appropriating street art into her own unique, layered creations, and from downtown to the Hollywood Hills, people are beginning to snatch up her unique works.
The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute inaugurates its new and expanded facilities this summer with four new exhibits and the reinstallment of its permanent collection.
Right now, Strathmore presents a retrospective of works by the 51-year-old Bolivian artist Roberto Mamani Mamani, who’s work represents his indigenous Aymaran heritage and features important Aymaran symbols, including mountains, suns and moons.
"Costumes of Downton Abbey," a major exhibition of costumes from the award-winning Downton Abbey television series, will open at the Winterthur Museum in March 2014.
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Accompanying the exhibit in NYC, Valerie Steele, director of the Fashion Institute of Technology, explores a topic that surprisingly few have in "A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Cakewalk" what gay people have done for fashion.
This particular body of work is based on traditional 18th- and 19th-century European portraiture of the landed gentry, but the artist gave the enterprise a significant twist and shout by adding the seasoning of contemporary youth and hip hop.
"Woodism" and Jumbie aesthetics inspire the art of three African/ Antiguan artists currently exhibiting together at the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center.