Exhibitions

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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
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.
2014
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.
2014
Plack Historical site of gay and lesbian protest

The Gay Rub

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives presents The Gay Rub at the ONE Archives Gallery & Museum in West Hollywood, a collaborative project created and organized by Steven Reigns showcasing a collection of 100 rubbings from important markers of LGBTQ history
2014
Harold L. Dittmer, Unknown (Strength and Health collages), c. 1945. Collage. ONE Archives at the USC Libraries

Art & Physique Circa Bob & Tom

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives presents Art & Physique Circa Bob & Tom at the ONE Gallery in West Hollywood, an exhibition exploring the social and historical context surrounding erotic art and physique photography during the 1940s, 50s and 60s on the occasion of the Museum of Contemporary Art’s retrospective Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland.
2013
 Caroline May, Untitled (Beaulieu Heights #5), 2011. Inkjet print, 15.7 x 15.7 inches. Courtesy of the artist and THE APARTMENT, Athens

Caroline May: The Killing Pictures and Other Works

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives in collaboration with Artist Curated Projects (ACP) presents Caroline May: The Killing Pictures and Other Works, the first solo exhibition of British/Greek artist Caroline May in the United States.
2013