CLARITY By Moira Roth Bernice Bing was a dearly loved friend of mine, and I knew her very well for the last ten years of her life. I first met her at an extravagant sunny afternoon rooftop party to celebrate Jay de Feo’s 60th birthday in Jay’s Oakland studio in March of 1989. In this […]

QUANTUM BINGO By Lydia Matthews Quantum theory reveals a basic oneness of the universe. It shows that we cannot decompose the world into independently existing smallest units. . .but rather (nature) appears as a complicated web of relations between the various parts of the whole. . .In atomic physics, we can never speak about nature […]

BERNICE BING RETROSPECTIVE – SOMArts Gallery San Francisco – 1991 Column 1 Value Column 0 Value Column 1 Value Elements, 1962 72″ x 72″ Oil Stolen Lotus Root, 1990 96 1/2″ x 60 1/2″ Oil Collection of the Artist’s Estate Big Sur, 1967 32″ x 32″ Acrylic based oil Collection of the Artist’s Estate Abstract […]

A true superstar, Sylvester represented the black and gay cultural origins of disco to mainstream America and made it possible for RuPaul’s success. His body of work includes crucial contributions to the disco songbook, but his ballads proved he was a versatile stylist who brought a realness and depth to all material. Sylvester James was […]

Tee Corinne – Self-portraiture in the Lesbian Community & Picturing Cancer in our Lives. With Tee’s subsequent passing in August of 2006, we decided to bring these photographs together with her stirring lecture on lesbian self-portraiture – a tracing of the vibrant history and different modes of expression – and in a sense surround her […]

Tee Corinne – Biography Born Linda Tee Cutchin, November 3, 1943, in St. Petersburg, Florida, Tee A. Corinne was educated at Newcomb College, Tulane University; St. Petersburg Junior College (A.A. 1964); the University of South Florida (B.A. 1965); and Pratt Institute (M.F.A., 1968). She grew up in the South and the Bahama Islands, went North […]

NEW WOMAN Tee A. Corinne – The Basic Lesbian Photograph “Trying to find ways to do lovemaking pics”[1], Tee A. Corinne has created a large and lasting body of photographs of lesbian eroticism. She was a revolutionary, she did what no one had done before her – she made erotic art for lesbians from a […]

Tee Corinne – Self-portraiture in the Lesbian Community & Picturing Cancer in our Lives. With Tee’s subsequent passing in August of 2006, we decided to bring these photographs together with her stirring lecture on lesbian self-portraiture – a tracing of the vibrant history and different modes of expression – and in a sense surround her […]

INTRODUCTION BY TEE A. CORINNE COLORED PICTURES, from the series “Cancer In Our Lives”
© copyright 2005 by Tee A. Corinne In February 2003, my lover of fourteen years was diagnosed with metastasized colon cancer. The surgeon said she’d be dead in a year and a half. As an artist, I needed something more immediate than […]