A comprehensive exploration of what constitutes a lesbian and gay artist and what differentiates them from their audience.
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A comprehensive exploration of what constitutes a lesbian and gay artist and what differentiates them from their audience.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203432433
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/22/1996
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

List of figures
Notes on contributors
Introduction: Re-framed - inscribing lesbian, gay and queer presences in visual culture 1
Ch. 1 Queer spectacles 13
Ch. 2 Absent bodies/absent subjects: the political unconscious of postmodernism 28
Ch. 3 Out of the maid's room: Dora, Stratonice and the lesbian analyst 48
Ch. 4 Perverse male bodies: Simeon Solomon and Algernon Charles Swinburne 61
Ch. 5 Losing his religion: Saint Sebastian as contemporary gay martyr 86
Ch. 6 Dyke! Fag! Centurion! Whore! An appreciation of Tessa Boffin 109
Ch. 7 The art of accompaniment 113
Ch. 8 Lesbian artist? 120
Ch. 9 Negotiating genres 126
Ch. 10 Rough trade: notes towards sharing mascara 132
Ch. 11 The aura of timelessness 139
Ch. 12 Promoting a sexuality: law and lesbian and gay visual culture in America 147
Ch. 13 These waves of dying friends: gay men, AIDS, and multiple loss 159
Ch. 14 Culture wars: race and queer art 170
Ch. 15 Ad(dressing) the dyke: lesbian looks and lesbians looking 178
Index 191
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