Gay Art: The Latest in News, Gay Artists and More

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Art remains one of the freest and most open-ended forms of expression in contemporary society. That’s good news for gay people, and gay art gives us all the chance to express ourselves freely. Gay art has an affect on queer society. A visual image or an outrageous dance performance can speak volumes about the gay experience. Gay people have always felt at home in the arts. While gay artists have been considered outside the mainstream in decades past, things are beginning to change. The art world has opened its arms to talented gay artists, whose work has moved mountains and sparked new valuable conversations, specifically when the gay community was still reeling from the AIDS crisis. From inventive Instagram posts to public funding for the arts, underground zines featuring naked men to exclusive exhibits inside a techno dance club, take a look at the gay art that catches our eye.
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George Quaintance Is the Gay Artist Who Taught Tom of Finland Everything He Knows

George Quaintance was the preeminent ’male physique’ artist of the 1940s and early ’50s and inspired a generation of artists like Tom of Finland

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These 12 Gay Poems Explore Queer Love (and Raunchy Lust)

From poetry tackling the complexities of affection to pieces about fellatio (yes, seriously), we look at some of our favorite gay poems.

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This Queer Argentinian Artist Turns Up Gay Eroticism to the Max

Horacio Abdala depicts gay sex in a playfully disarming way unlike any other gay art you’ve ever seen — come learn what inspires his daring eroticism

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An Artist Has Reimagined the ‘Seven Dwarfs’ as Muscular Pin-Up Hunks

The little dudes from Disney’s 1937 film ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ are back and bigger than ever as muscular pin-ups

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