Larry Jens Anderson{br} {em}Ball Boy{/em} {br} 2008{br} Colored Pencil, Ink Wash, On Arches Cover Stock{br}Courtesy of the artist

Larry Jens Anderson

Born in rural Kansas in the mid-twentieth century, Larry Jens Anderson's work is saturated with the influence of his mid-western family.
Ion Birch{br} {em}Young Love{/em}{br}2007{br} Graphite on Paper{br}Courtesy of the artist

Ion Birch

Ion Birch lives and works in New York, NY. Educated at the Rhode Island School of Design, Birch is best known for his erotic graphite works on paper.
Vertna Bradley{br} {em}Scandalous{/em}{br}2011{br}Single-Channel Video{br}Courtesy of the Artist

Vertna Bradley

Born in Mexico, Missouri, Vertna Bradley grew up along the Mississippi River in Keokuk, Iowa. Her interest in expressing herself through film/books is a culmination of 20 years of working in, creating, and studying mass media as a copywriter, author, producer, videographer, filmmaker, editor, visual artist, professor, and two-time Accolade Award winner.
Claude Cahun, Self-Portrait

Claude Cahun

Claude Cahun (1894 – 1954) was a French photographer and writer. Her work was both political and personal, and often played with the concepts of gender and sexuality.
Michael Patterson-Carver{br} {em}Same Sex Marriage 2{/em}{br} 2007{br} Ink and Pencil on Paper{br}Courtesy of Laurel Gitlen Gallery, New York

Michael Patterson-Carver

In the course of my life and activism, I have learned a few things- including the fact that in order to succeed at anything the first step you must take is to BELIEVE.
Lynn Cazabon{br} {em}Plaid (History of Sexuality){/em} - Detail{br} 2000{br} C-prints mounted on four black plexiglas panels with cleats{br}Courtesy of the artist

Lynn Cazabon

Lynn Cazabon is a photographer who employs a variety of electronic media and other techniques in her work. Her photographs, videos, and installations have been exhibited nationally and internationally. Recent work explores issues pertaining to human attachment to technological devices and artifacts.
John Coplans{br} {em}Self-portrait (torso){/em}{br} 1984{br} Gelatin silver print{br}Courtesy of Haverford College Special Collections{br} Photo Review Auction Purchase{br} Fall 1991

John Coplans

Born in London in 1920, John Coplans was educated in South Africa and England. After immigrating to the United States in 1960, he began teaching at the University of California at Berkeley.
Patricia Cronin{br} {em}Untitled #415{/em}{br} 1999{br} Watercolor on paper{br}Courtesy of the artist

Patricia Cronin

Patricia Cronin is a conceptual artist who manipulates and reinvigorates traditional art historical forms to address contemporary issues of sexuality, gender and class.
Steve Gianakos{br} {em}Schlong{/em}{br} 1983{br} Acrylic on Canvas{br}Courtesy of Fredericks Freiser Gallery, New York

Steve Gianakos

Steve Gianakos has been playing vulgarity and offensive humor against sophistication in his paintings and drawings for over 30 years.
Leon Golub{br} {em}High Kick{/em}{br} 2002{br} Oil Stick and Ink on Bristol{br} ©Estate of Leon Golub/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY{br} Courtesy the estate of Leon Golub and Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York

Leon Golub

Leon Golub (born Jan. 23, 1922, Chicago, Ill., U.S.—died Aug. 8, 2004, New York, N.Y.) was an American figurative painter whose monumental paintings typically depicted acts of brutality, revealing truths about both the attackers and the victims.