Global contemporary art events and news observed from New York City. Suggestion? Email us.

Home » AO Newslink

AO Newslink

June 7th, 2012

National Portrait Gallery in London purchases portrait of famous transvestite Chevalier d’Eon. “The painting sheds fascinating light on gender in history…[D’Eon] is a positive role model for modern LGBT audiences,” says Lucy Peltz, curator of 18th-century portraits.

Read the article via The Guardian

Leave a Reply