pink & bent: queer women art exhibit in nyc

May 19, 2008  |  miscellany

The opening reception for Pink& Bent: Art of Queer Women is tomorrow night here in New York City. One of the contributing photographers, Sophia Wallce, sent me a few of the shots that will be in her show. I love them all, but this one might be my favorite – the colors in the background are so stunning.

I first saw Sophia’s work because of her project called Bois and Dykes, which has some beautiful photographs of female masculinity shot in New York City. It was fascinating to look through this project of hers; the photos are just so familiar. She even shot my weekly happy hour watering hole and the barber I see about twice a month.

Here’s the information about the exhibit.

Pink& Bent: Art of Queer Women
Curatated by Pilar Gallego & Cora Lambert

Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation presents
Pink & Bent, an exhibition of international artwork by queer women.
Exhibit runs May 21-June 28th

The Leslie/Lohman Gallery
26 Wooster Street
New York, NY 10013
(between Canal & Grand-closer to Grand)

Hours: 12-6pm, Tues-Sat, closed Sat-Sun
Tel. 212-431-2609

Opening reception: Tuesday, May 20, 6-8pm
Panel discussion: Thursday, May 29, 6:30-8pm
Women in the Arts Speak Out
$7 suggested donation at the door

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14 Comments


  1. I got all swoony over that pool shot. I have a thing and a half for pool and that picture does things to me. yummy

    She is wonderful.

  2. What beautiful pictures…

  3. Cool, it's still running while I'm there! I'll have to check it out. Awesome shot.

  4. why do I NOT live in NY…OMG this is amazing!

  5. hope to see those who can make it there tonight!

  6. does anyone know how I can get in contact with the curator of this show?

  7. I'm so glad that you connected with this amazing photographer! I love being a west coaster, especially being in Northern CA. But, these are the occasions that I wish to be an east coaster… have fun, cyn.

  8. thank you so much for posting this info. i'm really inspired by sw's work its fucking fantastic.

  9. Meowzers!!

    I just had a fantastic voyage through Sophia's website and…yum. Her pictures capture what is delicious about butches and the butch aesthetic.

    I am going to have to grab mine and take her to the exhibit!

    Thanks for the tip!

  10. amazing. visually stimulating. so inspiring!

  11. Ooh I might get to see it if I can make it there on Friday afternoon!

  12. so many times I wish I lived in New York

  13. Wow, these are wonderful… Inspiring work. Reminds me a bit of Laurie Toby Edison's latest stuff, but more centered on just lesbian art. Thanks again!

  14. We are always happy to hear feedback on the show and if you would like to get in touch with the curators you can email Pilar or I at Cora@leslielohman.org or Pilar@leslielohman.org

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