1999 May 14-June 19 “The influence of the nineteenth century Ecole des Beaux-Arts on three painters of the twentieth century” - Wessel + O’Connor Gallery (242 W. 26th St., New York, NY 10001 212-242-8811) - more artists from the brush of Mark Beard
1999 opening May 15 “Virgil Marti” - Holly Solomon Gallery (172 Mercer St., New York, NY 10012 212-941-5777)
1999 May 18-June 27 “8th lesbian & gay photo annual” - Leslie-Lohman Gay Art Foundation (127-B Prince St., New York, NY 10012 212-673-7007)
1999 opening May 21 “Art-a-whirl” studio exhibition by Laura Migliorino, Christopher Kelly, and Stacy Kelly (2101 Kennedy St. N.E. Studio 330, Minneapolis, Minn.)
1999 May 23-July 25 “Marsden Hartley: American modern” and “Friends indeed: the circle of Marsden Hartley” - Parrish Art Museum (25 Job’s Lane, Southampton, NY 11968 516-283-2118)
1999 May 27-July 2 “John O’Reilly: photomontage survey, 1967-1999” - Julie Saul Gallery (560 Broadway, New York 10012 212-431-0747)
1999 June 3-26 “Radiant children: art of the East Village, 1980s” - curated by Jonathan Weinberg and Joel Handorff - Lamia Ink! (670 Broadway #505, New York 10012 212-533-7333)
1999 June 17-September 12 John Steczynski: “Apocalypse: meditations on the visions of John” (a series of 42 drawings) - McMullen Museum, Boston College - more info from John at John.Steczynski@bc.edu
http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/relarts/apocalypse/ - see also November 3 and February 20 below
1999 June 22 “All my relations:a visual journey” - multi-media presentation by Tomás Gaspar, Stonewall Bar, New York (fundraiser for Legal Aid Adoption Fund)
1999 June 26-August 27 “masc.” - photos by Jim French - Wessel + O’Connor Gallery, New York
1999 through July 16 “Charles Henri Ford: printed matter 1929-1969” - Ubu Gallery (16 E. 78th St., New York) - notice by Roberta Smith in New York times, June 25, 1999, p. B27
1999 July 21 “Face value: Andy Warhol’s Blow job” - lecture by Douglas Crimp, in the Getty Summer Institute in Art History and Visual Studies evening lecture series, University of Rochester
1999 July 23-29 Patrick Webb: “Punchinello undressed” - Julie Heller Gallery (2 Gosnold St., Provincetown, MA 02657 508-487-2169)
1999 August 18-29 “Jonathan Weinberg: clocks” - Cortland Jessup Gallery (432 Commercial St. PO 616, Provincetown, MA 02657 508-487-4479)
1999 September 3-October 24 “Out West” - featuring work by lesbian, gay, transgendered & two-spirited artists in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas - curated by Harmony Hammond - Plan B (1050 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501)
1999 September 7-25 “New members show” - including Daniel Heyman (GLC treasurer) and 11 others - 55 Mercer Gallery (55 Mercer St., 3rd Fl., New York, NY 10013 212-226-8513)
1999 September 9-October 9 Sandow Birk: “Historical works from Stonewall and beyond” - Earl McGrath Gallery (20 W. 57th St., New York 212-956-3366) Birk’s first solo show in New York, a series of paintings depicting the beginnings of the Gay Rights movement (30th anniversary in late June 1999) up to contemporary issues like the murders of Allan Schindler (1993) and Matthew Shepard (1998). Birk received his BFA from the Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design in LA (1988) and received a Guggenheim Fellowship and an NEA Travel Grant to Mexico City as well as a Fulbright Scholarship to live and work in Brazil (1997). He was also named a Getty Fellow in 1999.
1999 September 9-October 9 “Land of the free, home of the brave” - photos by Joe De Hoyos - National Museum of Lesbian & Gay History, Lesbian & Gay Community Services Center (One Little West 12th St., New York, NY 10014 212-620-7310)
1999 September 14-October 17 “Parting the petals: 4th lesbian biennial” - Leslie-Lohman Gay Art Foundation, New York
1999 September 16-November 6 “Female” - curated by Vince Aletti - Wessel + O’Connor Gallery, New York
1999 September 24 “Critique of the museum in contemporary art” - symposium featuring artist Krzysztof Wodiczko, sponsored by the Dept. of Art, Art History & Design, University of Notre Dame (Ind.) - open to the public
1999 October “Y2Gay: queer visions of the millennium” - second annual net art exhibition,. Queer Arts Resource http://www.queer-arts.org
1999 October 12 “Oscar Wilde, Wilhelm von Gloeden, and F. Holland Day: L’art pour l’art and the emergence of a homosexual ‘species’,” lecture by Allen Ellenzweig, sponsored by the Metropolitan Chapter of the Victorian Society of America, Donnell Library Auditorium, 20 W. 53rd St., New York, 6 p.m.
1999 October 22-November 22 “In a different light” - Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland (Queen St., Glasgow G1 3A2 0-141-229-1996) - artists include Nelson Henricks (video), Steve Reinke (video), Tina Keane (installation), and Cyndra MacDowall (photo installation entitled “Penetrating the city” - a series of black & white photos, mural prints and smaller prints in series, on the subject of lesbian public sex, as pboth practice and metaphor) - more info from Cyndra at firstname.lastname@example.org
1999 October 28-31 American Studies Conference, Montreal, Quebec - theme: “In the embrace of intelligent machines: gender, technology, and space in American cinema” (call for papers in January issue of newsletter)
1999 October 30 Barnard Feminist Art and Art History Conference, sponsored by Dept. of Women’s Studies, Barnard College, New York (3009 Broadway, NY 10027-6598) - http://www.barnard.columbia.edu/wmstud/projects/faahc.html includes tentative schedule (20 sessions with 3-4 papers each, and discussion groups), directions, lists of accommodations, etc.
1999 November 3-John Steczynski: “Apocalypse: meditations on the visions of John” - Gallery at Creighton University, Omaha, Neb. - more info under 1999 June 17
1999 November 18-21 Eighth Biennial Conference on Planning History, Washington, D.C. - sponsored by Society of American City and Regional Planning History - includes pre-conference workshop on “Race, class, and gender in planning history: a workshop held in memory of Marsha Ritzdorf” (call for papers included in January issue of newsletter)
2000 February 20-March 10 John Steczynski: “Apocalypse: meditations on the visions of John” - Gallery at the University of Scranton (Pa.) - more info under 1999 June 17
2000 February 23-26 College Art Association annual conference, New York
2000 March 16-20 Art Libraries Society of North America Annual Conference - Pittsburgh - program includes the following session:
“Researching Andy: the use of the Andy Warhol Archives and Study Center for gay research” Session moderators: Edward Goodman, General Editor, Avery Index, Avery Architecture and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University and Clayton Kirking, Director, Adam and Sophie Gimbel Design Library, Parsons School of Design; sponsored by the ARLIS/NA Gay and Lesbian Interests Round Table; speakers will include Tom Sokolowski, Director of The Andy Warhol Museum and John Smith, Archivist of The Andy Warhol Museum; session will include the opening of one of Warhol’s time capsules.
For more information, contact Ray Anne Lockard, Local Arrangements Chairperson (addresses in Caucus officer listing)
2000 April 8 “Objects of desire: homosexualities and the history of collecting” - sponsored by the Lesbian and Gay Studies Project of the Center for Gender Studies, University of Chicago http://humanities.uchicago.edu/cgs/lgsp.html - selected papers to be published in a special issue of Art history
2000 June Global Women Project Exhibition - White Columns, New York - project directed by Claudia DeMonte, University of Maryland at College Park - email McMonte2@aol.com
Gay and Lesbian Arts Festival
Isle of Lesbos, including images of classical art
The art and poetry of women
The 100 best lesbian and gay novels are listed on the Publishing Triangle’s web site at http://publishingtriangle.org
Blacklight, one of the country’s first black gay magazines, is being revived on the Internet at http://www.blacklightonline.com The current issue is entitled “Past as prologue” and is devoted to the period 1979-1989.
Caucus Web Site Soon to Be Mounted
Ray Anne Lockard has been working on a Caucus web site to be mounted from the University of Pittsburgh. The web site should be ready by mid-December. The URL will be announced in the next issue of the Newsletter. The site will include a history of the Caucus, a list of current officers, members of the Board, the By-Laws, scanned issues of the Newsletter, links to relevant queer art sites and more. Please contact Ray Anne with your ideas (address elsewhere in this newsletter).