ALICE NEEL: HOT OF THE GRIDDLE a major retrospective at London’s Barbican

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London’s Barbican Gallery has just opened a major retrospective of the stunning work of the American feminist visual painter ALICE NEEL called  Hot Off The Griddle. Neel was known for her vivid portraits depicting friends, family, lovers, poets, artists, and strangers that  capture the shifting social and political context of the American twentieth century. Crowned … Continue reading

Another Kind of Life

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  There is still a month left to see the stunning new exhibition at the Barbican Gallery that we were so fortunate to catch on a recent trip to London.  Another Kind of Life follows the lives of individuals and communities operating on the fringes of society :  a subject dear to our hearts.  Touching on themes of countercultures, subcultures … Continue reading

Carolee Schneemann BODY POLITICS diverse, transgressive and interdisciplinary @ Barbican Gallery, London

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    The Barbican Gallery in London is about to open the first major survey of Carolee Schneemann’s work in the UK.  Schneemann was an American visual experimental artist, known for her multi-media works on the body, narrative, sexuality, and gender.  Originally a painter in the Abstract Expressionist tradition, Schneeman was uninterested in the masculine … Continue reading

Queer Art in London 2020 : Save The Dates

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The House of Illustration is marking the centenary of the birth gay cultural icon Tom of Finland (born Touko Laaksonen)  with the UK”s  first public Exhibition dedicated  to his work Called Tom of Finland : Love and Liberation it will celebrate the artist whose unique aesthetic and homoerotic visions had a profound impact on the … Continue reading

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