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Art AIDS America

Art AIDS America examines 30 years of artistic production made in response to the AIDS epidemic in the United States
Chuck Arnett, Lone Biker, c. 1960s. Oil on canvas in cabinet door, 17 x 29 inches. Robert Prager Collection. ONE Archives at the USC Libraries

Dress Codes: Chuck Arnett & Sheree Rose

Dress Codes highlights two recent donations to the collections at ONE Archives at the USC Libraries: paintings, drawings, and ephemera by San Francisco artist Chuck Arnett, and photographs and video by Los Angeles performance artist Sheree Rose.
Emmanuel Guillaud, Installation photograph of (I/O-) Side. Installation in No Man’s Land – in the former (about to be destroyed) buildings of the French Embassy in Tokyo, 2009-2010. Courtesy of the artist


One of the most iconic architectures of public sex, the glory hole, is usually equated with its obverse: the phallus.
Nicki Green, It’s Almost as if We’ve Existed (Tres in Una), 2015. Glazed earthenware, 15.5 x 12 x 3.5 inches. Courtesy of the artist

Transgender Hirstory in 99 Objects: Legends & Mythologies

Organized by the Museum of Transgender Hirstory & Art, or MOTHA, Transgender Hirstory in 99 Objects examines objects that hold significance in narrating the history of transgender communities.
Conrad Ventur, MM#7, 2010-2013. Courtesy of the artist


Organized by New York-based artist Conrad Ventur, MONTEZLAND presents an expanded portrait of the legendary pre-Stonewall drag performer Mario Montez (1935-2013)
Del LaGrace Volcano, Detail of The Three Graces, Jasper, Suzie and Gill, London, 1992. Digital C-print, 30 x 23.5 inches. Collection of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York

The Classical Nude and the Making of Queer History

The Classical Nude and the Making of Queer History investigates how the visual iconography of Greco-Roman culture has acted as a recurring touchstone in the development of same-sex representation
Jay R. Lawton, David O., 2011. Part of the series “PROJECT 50.” Digital photograph printed on metal through dye sublimation process, 16 x 24 inches. Jay R. Lawton Collection. ONE Archives at the USC Libraries

Jay R. Lawton: PROJECT 50

Jay R. Lawton’s PROJECT 50 challenges cultural stereotypes about gay men and aging.
Still from James Williams’ Clear Canvas, 1984. Analog Betamax, edited on 3/4″ video, 5 minutes. EZTV Video Collection. ONE Archives at the USC Libraries

EZTV: Video Transfer

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives presents EZTV: Video Transfer at the ONE Archives Gallery & Museum, an exhibition and screening series exploring the history of EZTV, a pioneering video space founded in West Hollywood in 1979.
Installation photograph of Marie Høeg Meets Klara Lidén, June 2014. ONE Archives at the USC Libraries

Marie Høeg Meets Klara Lidén

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives presents the Norwegian artist run platform FRANK, directed by Liv Bugge and Sille Storihle, and the exhibition Marie Høeg Meets Klara Lidén.