Exhibitions

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Sheree Rose, CLUB FUCK at the Christopher Street Pride Parade, 1991. Bob Flanagan and Sheree Rose Collection. ONE Archives at the USC Libraries

FUCK! Loss, desire, pleasure

This exhibition examines the legacy of the nightclub known as FUCK!, a gritty liminal space oppositional to both the neighborhood’s largely men-only leather bars as well as the clean-cut bars of West Hollywood
2016
KillyJoy's Kastle Haunted House

KillJoy’s Kastle: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted House

This haunted house of freaky feminist skill sharing and paranormal consciousness-raising reanimates the archive of lesbian herstory with all its wonders and thorny complications. Expect horror.
2015
Art Aids America

Art AIDS America

Art AIDS America examines 30 years of artistic production made in response to the AIDS epidemic in the United States
2015
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.
2015
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

Watchqueen

One of the most iconic architectures of public sex, the glory hole, is usually equated with its obverse: the phallus.
2015
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.
2015
Conrad Ventur, MM#7, 2010-2013. Courtesy of the artist

MONTEZLAND

Organized by New York-based artist Conrad Ventur, MONTEZLAND presents an expanded portrait of the legendary pre-Stonewall drag performer Mario Montez (1935-2013)
2014
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
2014
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.
2014