Posted on 29 Jan 2009 at 3:33pm

SEGAL’S GAY ICONS George Segal is generally credited with creating the first permanent piece of public art related to gay rights. His white bronze work called "Gay Liberation," in Sheridan Square in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood, has been on display since 1980. It depicts two men and two women interacting, apparently in solidarity following the [...]

Living art

Posted on 01 Jan 2009 at 9:41am

By ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Life+Style Editor Sculpture can literally die in Marc Quinn’s twisted, wonderful world MARC QUINN Goss-Michael Foundation, 2500 Cedar Springs Road. Through Jan. 23. 214-696-0555. Maybe you’ll remember the firestorm in 1989 when a New York museum exhibited a photograph called Piss Christ, in which a crucifix was submerged in [...]


Posted on 31 Dec 2008 at 1:45pm

By Daniel A. Kusner Life+Style Editor Dallas design whiz J. Blake Harris reverts to primary vision of art with new collection of painted photos FISHY FOTO: Harris holds, "1962," his new poster-sized goldfish painting. Some conceptual art is so abstract that it’s hard to recognize any connection to the real object. J. Blake Harris recently [...]

Artists needed

Posted on 22 May 2008 at 5:02pm

2 exhibits seek Dallas submissions Anthony Jacobus’ 2007 UnScene submission, "Cabaret." Want to test the limits of censorship? Local boy Robb Conover is mounting 50 /50, an exhibit that’s scheduled to go on display at Buli Café for June’s "First Wednesday," June 4. His goal is to have 50 queer artists submit works. Conover promises [...]

Pimped-out portraits

Posted on 17 Apr 2008 at 6:00pm

By Daniel A. Kusner – Life+Style Editor Fort Worth Modern focuses on gay master Kehinde Wiley, hip-hop and baroque fusionist Last week, when the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth sent Dallas Voice images of Kehinde Wiley’s work, we were immediately sucked in. His breathtaking and meticulous paintings of seemingly downtrodden African-Americans were framed in [...]

Need for art

Posted on 30 Jan 2008 at 5:09pm

By Daniel A. Kusner – Life+Style Editor Painting got Charles William off the street Charles William at his easel. Having developed a love of art at the age of three, gay painter Charles William let his interest lapse as he grew older. After becoming indigent five years ago, William found himself seeking assistance at The [...]

Of glitter and puffy paint

Posted on 10 Jan 2008 at 7:33pm

Art happens

Posted on 29 Oct 2007 at 6:08pm

Louder than bombs

Posted on 21 Oct 2007 at 3:43pm

By Daniel A. Kusner Life+Style Editor Attention, all lyrical misanthropes: Your tortured prayers have been blessedly answered. The Smiths karaoke experience at the DMA is achingly touching, hilarious and sounds gorgeous If you worship Morrissey, you’ll love “Phil Collins: the world won’t listen,” the new video installation at the Dallas Museum of Art. And if [...]

Studio portraits

Posted on 15 Oct 2007 at 5:55pm