LGBTQ+ Art, Material Culture & History: STUNNING ONE DAY ONLY Online Auction 8/17

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On Thursday, August 17th New York’s SWANN GALLERIES is holding an online auction titled LGBTQ+ Art, Material & History.  It will include  number of stunning original works of art by Tom of Finland and other artists associated with or influenced by him: including Sadao Hasegawa and Jim French. Also on offer will also be rare material from the early … Continue reading

Queer Spanish artist Dani Torrent and his personal take on intimacy

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    The Covid pandemic/lockdown made so many people refocus their lives. One of them is Barcelona artist Dani Torrent who decided to return to his first interest of creating art that is rooted in intimacy between men. Torrent told The Advocate “At the time, I had broken up with my partner and was confined … Continue reading

Russell Tovey previews LIFE IS EXCELLENT a new doc on radical queer poet/artist David Robilliard

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  Queerguru has written about Brit heartthrob actor Russell Tovey’s passion for Art before  (https://queerguru.com/brit-actor-russell-tovey-gallerist-robert-diament-talk-queer-art/) but now he has taken it one step further with  Life is Excellent.  It’s a feature-length documentary chronicling the inimitable life of one of his heroes, David Robilliard — a radical queer poet and artist who died of AIDS at … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews The Unabridged Mrs Vera’s Daybook : a compelling story of AIDS activism through art

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  The Unabridged Mrs Vera’s Daybook is a warm-hearted documentary telling the story of historic AIDS activism and related community art in San Francisco through the works of two local based artists, photographer Michael Johnstone and his partner, artist David Faulk, aka Mrs. Vera. Mrs Vera is a colorful drag/art persona, originally created by David … Continue reading

Christopher Sousa : IT’S YOUR FIRE @William Scott Gallery

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  One of the local queer artists we have followed ever since Queerguru made PTown its summer base is Christopher Sousa. His curious figures and portraits explore themes of isolation and alienation, longing and desire.  And judging by his annual Show which completely sells out, his work has become highly desirable and has even inspired … Continue reading

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