This June will be a month of celebration in New York, as the city ushers in the sixth edition of WorldPride. The timing is especially powerful because 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the historic Stonewall uprising, the precursor to the contemporary pride parade as we know it.
Holland Cotter reviews "Art after Stonewall" for The New York Times | May 31, 2019
May 14, 2019 by Jacob M. Robinson Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s quick ascent to prominence in the 2020 presidential race demonstrates a remarkable progression for acceptance of the LGBTQ community in the U.S. What five decades ago began as a struggle for the most basic levels of toleration and decency has since expanded to an integration […]
The Grey Art Gallery, New York University and the Musée d’arts de Nantes present A Colloquium in conjunction with planning for their future exhibition Americans in Paris: Artists in the City of Light, 1946–1968 (working title) Short talks addressing various topics—including visual arts, literature, and jazz—will be followed by informal discussions. Friday, June 7, 2019 […]
May 6, 2019 by Carola Reyes Benítez Zilia Sánchez, Troyanas (Trojan Women), polyptych, from the series Módulos infinitos (Infinite Modules), 1967. Acrylic on stretched canvas, 71 ¾ × 54 × 9 ½ in., Collection of Laura Delaney Taft and John Taft, promised gift to Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Often as Art History students, we […]
Fred W. McDarrah: Voice of the Village PRIDE: Photographs of Stonewall and Beyond by Fred W. McDarrah Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Avenue Opens June 6, 2019 Click here for more information. Fred W. McDarrah, “Outside the Caffe Borgia, at MacDougal and Bleecker Streets,” 1966. Photo © Estate of Fred W. […]
Stonewall 50 at the New-York Historical Society Letting Loose and Fighting Back: LGBTQ Nightlife Before and After Stonewall By the Force of Our Presence: Highlights from the Lesbian Herstory Archives Say It Loud, Out and Proud: Fifty Years of Pride New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West May 24–September 22, 2019 Click here for more information. […]
“Nobody Promised You Tomorrow”: Art 50 Years After Stonewall Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway May 3–December 8, 2019 Click here for more information. Tuesday Smillie (American, born 1981). S.T.A.R., 2012. Watercolor, collage on board, 91/2 x 11 in. (24.1 x 27.9 cm). Courtesy of the artist. © Tuesday Smillie
Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 1071 Fifth Avenue January 25, 2019–January 5, 2020 Click here for more information.
A Discerning Lens: Selections from the Fred W. McDarrah Gay Pride Photographs Collection NYU Kimmel Windows LaGuardia Place and West 3rd Street May 6 – June 30, 2019 Photo © Estate of Fred W. McDarrah. All Rights Reserved