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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 […]

SCARS, STOMA, OSTOMY BAG, PORTACATH
: PICTURING CANCER IN OUR LIVES by Tee A. Corinne CONTENTS Making Relationships Visible Crisis My Beautiful Friend Beverly’s Leavetaking Later MAKING RELATIONSHIPS VISIBLE In 1975, the year in which I most fully came out, I started making self-portraits that combined my own image with that of a lover. Photographer Honey […]

Artist, Author, Activist, Teacher, and Independent Scholar According to Completely Queer: The Gay and Lesbian Encyclopedia, Tee A. Corinne “is one of the most visible and accessible lesbian artists in the world.” Her 1975 Cunt Coloring Book continues to outrage conservatives of every stripe. Three of her books, including Intimacies: Photographs by Tee Corinne, have […]

Harmony Hammond is Guggenheim fellow and recipient of two NEAs, is an artist, art writer, and independent curator who lectures, writes, and publishes extensively on feminist and lesbian art, queer art, and the cultural representation of “difference.” She co-edited the ground breaking “Lesbian Art and Artists” issue of Heresies magazine in 1977 and curated the […]

A Louder Public Voice
 September 23, 2001 By BILL T. JONES My company was to have performed at Evening Stars Onstage on the temporary stage set between the Twin Towers the evening after last week’s catastrophe. In thinking about the future of dance, I think about my dancers and dancers in general. I think highly […]