Patric McCoy : TAKE MY PICTURE : striking photographic portrayals of gay Black men in the 1980s

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  One of the very good reasons to make tracks to Chicago next month is to head to Wrightwood 659 to see a new exhibit from Patric McCoy.  This Chicago native, retired environmental scientist, traveled around Chicago, often on his bike with his camera.  The result is a selection of 50 striking photographic portrayals of … Continue reading

The First Homosexuals : an Art Exhibit at Wrightwood 659 @ Chicago

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  First Homosexuals: Global Depictions of a New Identity, 1869-1930, begins in the year 1869, when the word “homosexual” was coined in Europe, inaugurating the idea of same-sex desire as the basis for a new identity category. With more than 100 paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, and film clips—drawn from public and private collections around the globe … Continue reading

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