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    The iconic Australian/Brit queer performance artist, club promoter, and fashion designer Leigh Bowery would have been celebrating his 60th Birthday this month.  Known for his flamboyant and outlandish costumes and makeup as well as his performances, Bowery was also a significant model and muse for the English painter Lucien Freud Leigh Bowery was … Continue reading

LEIGH BOWERY : Tell Them I’ve Gone to Papua New Guinea

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  Leigh Bowery was  a legendary figure who spanned the worlds of art, fashion, dance, club and music. Essentially he himself was the living breathing work of art, his now-iconic designs and costumes were ubiquitous and meant for Leigh, as he pushed his body through ever more extreme creations, designed to shock and thrill onlookers … Continue reading

National Portrait Gallery of Australia celebrates WORLDPRIDE 2023 with stunning queer portraiture

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  Sydney continues to set extraordinarily high standards for 2023 World Pride as each day we keep discovering even more must-see/must-do events.  Today it’s the National Portrait Gallery of Australia in Canberra who are celebrating Pride by sharing brilliant, beautiful, and bold portraits featuring LGBTQIA+ sitters from their collection, like the one above of Leigh … Continue reading

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