ARTISTS, CURATORS RESPOND TO CHRISTOPH BÜCHEL’S BORDER WALL PROJECT

ARTISTS, CURATORS RESPOND TO CHRISTOPH BÜCHEL’S BORDER WALL PROJECT

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BY Maximilíano Durón, ARTnews. …Gonzalo Casals, the director of the Leslie-Lohman Museum in New York, positioned the project within the larger national conversation around monuments and memorials. “In a moment that cities across the U.S. are debating how to handle public monuments and markers celebrating confederate history, it is important to rethink the process in … Read More

GENDER-FLUID ARTISTS COME OUT OF THE GRAY ZONE

GENDER-FLUID ARTISTS COME OUT OF THE GRAY ZONE

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By Hilarie M. Sheets, The New York Times. “Since Charles W. Leslie and Fritz Lohman began showing work by gay artists in their loft in 1969, gender fluidity has been part of the mix, said Gonzalo Casals, director of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in SoHo. “But it’s very important for mainstream … Read More

MEET NYC’S LGBT LEADERS

MEET NYC’S LGBT LEADERS

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By Anna Davies, New York Post. The Community Builder: Gonzalo Casals (42) Director, Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art: After nearly two decades as an arts administrator for some of NYC’s premier institutions, including Friends of the High Line and El Museo del Barrio, Casals now helms the Leslie-Lohman Museum, an iconic Soho LGBT institution. The museum recently … Read More