Art and visual expression were essential to the liberation of gay identity from invisibility to protests to parades to demanding attention in the public square. These exhibits showcased the transformative journey from Stonewall.
Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art
26 Wooster Street
April 24 - July 21, 2019
National Coming Out Day, 1988. Offset lithograph, 26 x 23 in.
I Am Out Therefore I Am, 1989. Crack and peel sticker, 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.
Art After Midnight (New York), 1985. Chromogenic print, 30 x 30 in.
Untitled, (Marsha P. Johnson Hands Out Flyers for Support of Gay Students at N.Y.U.), c. 1970. Digital print. 11 x 14 inches. Resource, NY
Daniel Ware (Cockette), 1971. Gelatin silver print, 20 x 16 in. © 1987 The Peter Hujar Archive LLC.
The Government Has Blood on Its Hands, 1988. Poster, offset lithograph. 31 3/4 x 21 3/8 inches. ACT UP, FDA Action.