December 18, 2015 - March 27, 2016
Medium of Desire: An International Anthology of Photography and Video
Curated by Peter Weiermair
Using human beauty, desire, Eros, and sexuality, this new photography based exhibition reveals that cultural differences, whether defined by national borders, sexual orientation, or gender identification, can be simultaneously vast yet familiar. Regardless of one’s sexual orientation or country of origin, feelings of desire, when successfully represented, can serve to minimize our differences and bring us closer. By using the theme “desire,” this exhibition draws together the work of fourteen contemporary artists from China, Japan, Greece, Russia, Holland, Italy, Germany, Great Britain, and the U.S., as expressed through the medium of photography and video.
Opening Reception: Decmeber 18, 6 - 8 pm
Leslie-Lohman Speakers Series
We are proud to announce the upcoming schedule of events for the 2015-2016 the Leslie-Lohman Speakers Series. This ongoing series of lectures will focus on creating an environment and opportunity for studio based artists to interact with a public audience of diverse backgrounds, encouraging a dialogue between artist and audience. Lectures are free, and open to the public. All lectures start at 6:30 unless otherwise noted.
Funding for this series has been received in part from the generous support of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, and from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
February 23, 2016, 6 - 8pm
Charles Leslie with Medium of Desire Artists
In conversation with our co-founder Charles Leslie, will talk with Alexander Kargaltsev, Matthew Morrocco, and Daniel M. Schmude, three artists featured in our current exhibition Medium of Desire: An International Anthology of Photography and Video, which closes on March 27. Using the theme " desire", this exhibition draws together the work of fourteen contemporary artist from China, Japan, Greece, Russia, Italy, Germany, Great Britain and the U.S., as expressed through the medium of photography and video. This exhibition is curated by Peter Weiermair.
March 10, 2016, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Remembering Ted Lippincott
Join us in remembering the life and collector's eye of Ted Lippincott (1939-2015). Ted was an accomplished attorney, valued member of the Museum, and avid art collector. We are proud that many pieces from Ted's collection have been donated to the Museum. Refreshments will be served.
March 17, 2016, 6:30 - 8:30pm
I Don't Exist If You Don't
Ann Liv Young
I Don’t Exist If You Don’t weaves interviews with nine of performance artist and director Ann Liv Young's works staged in Europe and the United States, occurring over a period of nine years. In the various performances Ann Liv appears as a series of characters, ranging from a mermaid spitting entrails to Martha Washington having intercourse on stage, from a Cinderella to her alter ego Sherry, a therapist from the south. She invites her audience to play a role in the performances and this can be a place where it's hard to distinguish what is real and what is fake. These performances are ephemeral, I Don’t Exist If You Don’t provides not only a context but a deeper look into the person and artist. I Don’t Exist If You Don’t is directed by Kathryn Karwat and George Pitts, the director of photography is Juan Carlos Borrero and artist footage by Michael A. Guerrero.
Runs through mid-February 2016
Queer/Art/Mentorship announces its second Annual Exhibition in the Wooster St. Window Gallery. The multi-disciplinary, inter-generational arts program that pairs and supports mentorship between emerging and established queer artists in NYC, broadens its reach with this public program, exhibiting artwork from each of its program participants. Images currently on view are by Sam Richardson.
February 5 - February 9, 2016, 12 - 6pm
Ayakamay (b. 1985) is a Japanese-American artist living and working in New York. Her practice encompasses photography, video, and performance art. Her adolescence in a cross cultural environment strongly influenced her art. GENDERLESS is a series of self-portraits by Ayakamay. Using herself as a subject, the artist attempts to reveal complex relationships between gender and self by questioning social signifiers and cultural coding.
Opening Reception: February 4, 6 - 8 pm
December 11, 2015 - March 13, 2016
Curated by John Chaich
Public Opening: December 11, 2015, 5-8pm
1301 W. Mount Royal Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217
Twenty-six artists from four continents remixing fiber traditions and materials to explore contemporary LGBTQ identities and ideas.
Hosted by MICA, organized by the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art.
Schedule and dates are subject to change. Please check back often for updated information.