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In The Life Unveils New Episode About “Hidden Histories” Of Queer Art

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

“Revisiting Hidden Histories,” the new March episode of In the Life, looks at the often unexplored or coded world of queer art and artists. Above is a segment on professor, tattoo artist, trained librarian and sexual renegade Sam Steward, whose life was expertly chronicled in Justin Spring’s award-winning biography, Secret Historian. “Hidden Histories” also takes [...]
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Amazing and Intricate Tattoo Art from Berlin Artist Peter Aurisch (NSFW)

Society & Culture : Flavorwire (3 years ago)

We occasionally feel that despite the fact that tattoos are clearly more socially acceptable and respected now than they’ve ever been, tattoo artists often don’t get the respect they deserve as artists. Quite apart from the fact tha... Read Post

Artist Spotlight Frederic Leighton

LGBT / Gay : Advocate.com Daily News (2 years ago)

History often erases the sexual identity of artists and writers. Sir Frederic Leighton left a few clues. History often erases the sexual identity of artists and writers. Sir Frederick Leighton left a few clues. daedalus-and-icarusx4... Read Post

Secret Historian: "The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual Renegade"

Odd : Boing Boing (4 years ago)

I haven't read Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual Renegade yet, but it sure sounds amazing—BB mod Antinous just hipped me to it this morning. The new book by Justin Spring ne... Read Post


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