Recommendation: Del LaGrace Volcano – A Mid-Career Retrospective

If you happen to be in New York, please go see this exhibition of fellow artist, co-queer-herm-activist and friend Del!

Del LaGrace Volcano Lazlo & Shanti

Del LaGrace Volcano – Lazlo & Shanti, London, 2004
Da Vinci Archival Fiber Gloss Stochastic pigment print

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in New York City Presents First Major U.S. Museum Exhibition of Del LaGrace Volcano’s Photography

Del LaGrace Volcano: A Mid-Career Retrospective
Curated by Jonathan David Katz and Julia Haas

September 19-November 11, 2012
Public Opening: Wednesday, September 19, 6-8pm
Artist talk: Saturday, September 22, 2-4 pm
26 Wooster Street, New York, NY 10013


August 1, 2012– New York, NY The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art is proud to present Del LaGrace Volcano: A Mid-Career Retrospective, the first U.S. museum exhibition of the gender variant artist’s 30-year career. A pioneer of LGBT photography, Volcano’s work undercuts assumptions about the legibility of gender. Widely celebrated as a significant figure at the center of a conversation about the body, gender and sexuality in Europe, Volcano is little shown—and therefore little known—in the United States where s/he was born. In a survey of portraits and self-portraits, Volcano, with disarming frankness, charts the often complicated relationship between physical transformation and shifting identifications. …

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