By Gavin Butt
Focusing at the interval from 1948 to 1963, Butt attracts at the accusations and denials of homosexuality that seemed within the well known press, on early homophile courses resembling One and the Mattachine Review, and on biographies, autobiographies, and interviews. In a beautiful exposition of Larry Rivers’s paintings, he indicates how Rivers integrated gossip into his work, simply as his good friend and lover Frank O’Hara labored it into his poetry. He describes how the tales approximately Andy Warhol being too “swish” to be taken heavily as an artist replaced following his leap forward luck, reconstructing him as an asexual dandy. Butt additionally speculates at the meanings surrounding a MoMA curator’s refusal in 1958 to shop for Jasper Johns’s Target with Plaster Casts in view that it was once too scandalous for the museum to procure. Between You and Me sheds new mild on a pivotal second in American cultural creation because it signs new instructions for artwork history.
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Between You and Me: Queer Disclosures in the New York Art World, 1948–1963 by Gavin Butt