Pride and preservation: Gay men have bought, maintained many historic houses – Salisbury Post

By Pete PrunklHistoric Salisbury Foundation SALISBURY – “From its beginning in the 19th century, historic preservation in America has been shaped by gay men,” said Mark Sammons in the book, “A Passion to Preserve: Gay Men as Keepers of the Culture. ” Shaped. . . but not often acknowledged. For Pride month, Historic Salisbury Foundation … Read more

Portraying farm workers beyond fields, honoring gay liberation: New LA art

At Craft Contemporary on Wilshire Blvd., one new show features 12 LA-based artists who use repetition in various ways. “Many” runs through Sept.11. One of the artists is Narsiso Martinez, who grew up around farm work, and creates portraits of agriculture workers that are drawn onto cardboard boxes. His series is called “Sin Bandanas.” “It’s … Read more