Emily Colucci

LGBTQ

How the World's First LGBTQ Art Museum Built A Collection That Spans Centuries

With the reopening of an expanded Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art today, the museum's director discusses what it means to bring one of the world's most significant queer art collections together under one roof.
Emily Colucci
3.10.17
Stuff

Who Says Drag Can't Be Fine Art?

From Marcel Duchamp to today's hot young drag performers out of Brooklyn, drag and fine art have a long, twisted history.
Emily Colucci
10.14.16
Features

Inside 'Party Out Of Bounds,' an Art Exhibition Exploring Nightlife as a Form of Activism

A look back at the history of LBGTQ clubbing from disco to AIDS—through the lens of visual art.
Emily Colucci
6.27.16
Stuff

​Disco Apocalypse: Charles Atlas Films the End Times

"The world should end and then there should be a disco song," says video artist Charles Atlas.
Emily Colucci
3.12.15
Photo

Resurrecting the Gay History of the Holocaust

Pacifico Silano's "Against Nature" explores an often overlooked and frequently overlooked period of LGBT history: the persecution of gay men by the Nazis.
Emily Colucci
1.30.15
Stuff

Douglas Bourgeois on His Trippy, Musician-Filled Paintings

I asked him about his life in southern Louisiana and why he decided to paint Lana Del Rey and Bobby Womack singing together on the moon.
Emily Colucci
12.12.14
Photo

Placing Guns in the Hands of Artists

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms insisted the guns be blowtorched first.
Emily Colucci
11.26.14
Photo

The Plantation Is Still Here: Inside M. Lamar’s 'Negrogothic, A Manifesto'

A conversation with the artist about sexuality, racism, history and the policing of black men's bodies.
Emily Colucci
10.6.14
Photo

Double Trouble: Brice Dellsperger on His Subversive 'Body Double' Series

Talking to the French video artist about his use of camp and drag.
Emily Colucci
8.8.14
Photo

Remembering Downtown’s Documentarian Nelson Sullivan

This video artist recorded 1980s New York nightlife.
Emily Colucci
7.7.14