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MCNY: Photography and Homoerotic Desire

Friday, October 14, 2016 6:30 pm

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Led by boundary-pushing artist Robert Mapplethorpe and his patron Sam Wagstaff, alongside pioneering contemporaries George Dureau and Peter Hujar, homoerotic photography found its way into New York City galleries and museums in the 1970s. Join the Museum of the City of New York along with the SVA BFA Photography Department for a conversation about this moment in art history, moderated by critic Philip Gefter.
Vince Aletti, contributor, The New Yorker
Cynthia Carr, writer and cultural critic
Allen Ellenzweig, arts critic and author of The Homoerotic Photograph
Robert Reid-Pharr, Professor of English, The Graduate Center at CUNY
Philip Gefter (moderator), author and photography critic
This program delves into the themes of the Museum’s exhibition Gay Gotham: Art and Underground Culture in New York.
For tickets and more details, click the ticket icon above or visit this link. This event is free for SVA students and faculty (with I.D.) and MCNY members.