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The Pool Man’s Joy

The Pool Man’s Joy

BY DAVID NOH | The one emotion that you come away with from the David Hockney retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art — and, indeed, that you experience all through your viewing of it — is joy. He is living proof that great art needn’t be dark, tortured, or full of angst. Hockney comes instead […]

David Hockney’s Art of Deep Feeling

David Hockney’s Art of Deep Feeling

BY GARY M. KRAMER | Randall Wright’s marvelous documentary “Hockney” is a profound appreciation of the celebrated gay artist. The film captures its subject through a mélange of quotes from Hockney, anecdotes by friends, and outstanding archival footage and photographs. Then there is the artwork itself. Wright emphasizes the painter’s unique way of seeing in his […]

Gay Art Goes Bigger

Gay Art Goes Bigger

BY KELSY CHAUVIN | It may seem hard to believe, but it’s been nearly a half-century since Charles Leslie and Fritz Lohman hosted their first art exhibit. Little did they know that the gay art show mounted in their Prince Street loft in 1969 would lay the groundwork for a niche cultural institution that continues to […]