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
6.25.16
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
3.11.15
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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
1.29.15
Stuff

Can Art Be a Form of Political Activism?

Does art have the power to generate social and political change? It's a question that's been discussed endlessly over the centuries, but it seems especially timely in the past few months.
Emily Colucci
1.12.15
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
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A New Orleans Gallery Show That's Transformed Guns into Art

The weapons have gone from a police evidence room to gallery walls.
Emily Colucci
11.26.14
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The Plantation Is Still Here: An Interview with Artist M. Lamar

We talked about sexuality, racism, history, the policing of black men's bodies.
Emily Colucci
10.3.14
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Double Trouble: Brice Dellsperger on His Subversive 'Body Double' Series

Brice Dellsperger’s extensive series uses cinema as found material, which can be manipulated, perverted, and subverted. We talked to the French video artist about his provocative use of camp and drag.
Emily Colucci
8.6.14
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Aloha, Business Casual: Nicole Reber's Hawaiian Shirt Exhibition At AMO Studios

We talked to Nicole Reber about her new exhibition of politically charged Hawaiian shirts.
Emily Colucci
7.24.14
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Remembering New York’s Downtown Documentarian Nelson Sullivan

Twenty-five years ago this month, on July 4, 1989, video artist Nelson Sullivan suddenly died of a heart attack, leaving behind almost 1,200 hours of footage of the now iconic and heavily romanticized Downtown New York scene.
Emily Colucci
7.7.14