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Carolyn Sherer, left, looks at her new exhibit featuring images of young people with varied sexual identities and preferences during the installation work in Birmingham, Ala.

Photos Explore Dynamics of Youths’ Sexual Identity

By Jay Reeves | Apr 23
A photography exhibit opening Wednesday at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute puts a face on such young people while exploring the difficult dynamics of family acceptance of their identities in the South.

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Fine Arts Features

Andrew Salgado

Andrew Salgado’s Works of Masculine Beauty

By Joel Martens | Mar 23
Andrew Salgado’s body of paintings is the work of a fascinating artist - images both compelling and at times a bit unnerving due to the intensity. They are not portraits, they are gripping, painterly stories.

The Art & Soul of It

By Joel Martens | Mar 23
Art: On canvas, sculpted in marble, executed in steel and glass. Come explore and look deeply, learn something beyond what you might know - and discover the very nature of human existence.

Artist Ashleigh Sumner brings street art to the canvas

LA Lesbian Artist Ashleigh Sumner Rocks Art Space Warehouse

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 25
L.A. artist Ashleigh Sumner is appropriating street art into her own unique, layered creations, and from downtown to the Hollywood Hills, people are beginning to snatch up her unique works.

The Clark

The Berkshires: Art Reimagined at The Clark This Summer

By Matthew Wexler | Dec 26
The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute inaugurates its new and expanded facilities this summer with four new exhibits and the reinstallment of its permanent collection.

"Downton Abbey"

"Downton Abbey" Costume Exhibit Arrives in U.S.

By Matthew Wexler | Dec 3
"Costumes of Downton Abbey," a major exhibition of costumes from the award-winning Downton Abbey television series, will open at the Winterthur Museum in March 2014.

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Fine Arts Reviews

A Queer History Of Fashion - From The Closet To The Catwalk

By Michael Cox | Nov 2
Accompanying the exhibit in NYC, Valerie Steele, director of the Fashion Institute of Technology, explores a topic that surprisingly few have in "A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Cakewalk" what gay people have done for fashion.

Photo: Courtesy Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA

Kehinde Wiley/The World Stage: Israel

By Sura Wood | Feb 26
This particular body of work is based on traditional 18th- and 19th-century European portraiture of the landed gentry, but the artist gave the enterprise a significant twist and shout by adding the seasoning of contemporary youth and hip hop.

The Secrets of Tomb 10A: Egypt 2000 BC

By Kay Bourne | Nov 4
The Secrets of Tomb 10A: Egypt 2000 BC, the current exhibit at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, is an epic ode to the skill, patience, aesthetic sensibility, and specialized knowledge of curators past and present at the venerable arts institution. They have been working to reassemble the remaining contents of a plundered Egyptian tomb of the Middle Kingdom (2040-1640 BC) for a century since the crates of bits and pieces arrived at the Huntington Ave. museum in 1915.

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