CALL FOR ARTISTS – “Artscape” – A @HerWinterParty Event

Calling all artists to submit work related to a  fundraiser for the National Gay  and Lesbian Task Force during Winter Party Festival in Miami Beach March 5-10, 2014.

Artscape will be held on Thursday March 6, 2014, and will include an art auction  and entertainment.  Professional and amateur artists, crafts people, print artists, designers and photographers, are invited to submit entries for this exhibition by Friday, February 7, 2014.

Download the Call for Artists Call+To+Artists+2014
or contact Lisa Mercado at lmercado@thetaskforce.org.

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The Lesbian Last Supper? See This Right Here…

The Lesbian Last Supper. Source: http://bronwynlundberg.com

The Lesbian Last Supper. Source: http://bronwynlundberg.com

*sigh*

I tried to ignore this… I really did.

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Jim Henson Studios
Mona Pigga. 1986
acrylic on fiberboard
Kermitage Collection
(Corbis, Leonardo da Vinci, cd-rom)
Alternate title: Mona moi

This was not part of the [insert lesbian equivalent to Martin Luther King’s I Have a Dream speech].

For those who haven’t seen it, this is artist Browyn Lundberg’s interpretation of Leonardo Da Vinci’s “The Last Supper”, starring prominent lesbian figures. Those with the VIP seating include Ellen Degeneres, Heather Matarazzo, Jane Lynch,K.D. Lang, Kate Moennig (as Shane from the L Word), Lily Tomlin, Linda Perry, Melissa Etheridge,Portia de Rossi, Rachel Maddow, Rosie O’Donnell, Sandra Bernhard, and Wanda Sykes.

I don’t exactly know why, but I feel some kind of way about this. I knoooooooow that the original painting is only a painting. I knoooooooow that technically this is the equivalent of Miss Piggy as Mona Lisa BUT I just can’t cosign on it. Continue reading

Events: The Kword does #ArtBasel – Fusion Fashion Event benefiting Project Save Imagination at L-M-N-T

FusionYay so I didn’t write this post two days later… Booooo I am writing it a week later. There really isn’t any excuse for it other than I have been busy at work so whatever I suck. But here is my final Art Basel posting *cues cheers*

So after meeting the incomparable Theaster Gates , Reny and I made our way to the Fusion Fashion Event benefiting Project Save Imagination (@saveandimagine). Project Save Imagination ‘s goal is to help keep the arts/music in the lives of young people (especially necessary in light of the constant attacks on education budgets). That was enough to place several servalites (think: community service + socialites) in the building.

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Events: The Kword does #ArtBasel – #GentlemanJackABL event Miami, FL

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Soooo yeah I was supposed to write this yesterday….. but I was sleepy. And in reality I am really freaking sleepy right now too BUT I said I was going to write about my whole Basel experience. So here goes.

Tuesday was greeeeeeat. On the schedule was the Gentlemen Jack (@jdxus)-Art+Beats+Lyrics event. I linked up with my girl Mila who I haven’t seen in ages and she brought a group of her friends as well. You all know I am not a real people person but they were all really nice. [pause] Oh before I forget shout out to @msingridb for the info on this FREE splendiforous event. If you are into the neo-soul scene, follow her. Link up with her and check out the Bohemia Room which is the must attend for the grown and sexy, urban scene.

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