Harmony Hammond. Suture, 2002.

 

The Lesbian Herstory Archives, an awesome ongoing collection of political and culturally relevant records of lesbian lives and herstory is hosting an art benefit, and it’s going to be really incredible. 

Harmony Hammond, the artist and writer behind Heresies: A Feminist Publication of Art and Politics and Lesbian Art in America will present her current exhibition. As if that wasn’t enough, artists from 1978’s transcendent A Lesbian Show will be there, including Fran Winant, Dona Nelson, and  Flavia Rando. Other prolific artist include: Lula Mae Blocton, fierce pussy, DAM! Angela Jimenez, Ulrike Müller, and Elvis Bakaitis. For the complete list of the presenting artists, be sure to visit the site; they’re all astounding, and there are over 140 of them

The benefit will take place at the Johannes Vogt Gallery, 508 West 26th Street #205 in NYC on Friday December 6th. Public viewing hours are 6:30pm- 6:00pm. The raffle and reception will be from 6:30pm-10:30. The raffle tickets are only $140, and everyone who purchases a ticket will leave with an original work of art. Be sure to buy your tickets in advance. Public viewing hours are free, and the suggested donation later in the night is $40. The event is upon to the public, so we’ll see you there!

 

Image via Brooklyn Museum

 

Tagged in: women's history, lgbt, lesbian herstory archives, harmony hammond, feminism, art   

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