Fifty years ago, in 1969, non-heterosexual residents of Amsterdam and New York took to the streets to campaign for their sexual, social, and legal rights. That year marked the start of the development of gay rights all over the world, which in many countries has now culminated in the introduction of same-sex marriage. Since the 1960s, artists all over the world have regularly taken homosexuality as the subject of their work, in a range of different ways. Queer!? is the first book to place the development of this art in a broad European context. The book focuses on male homosexuality and queer performances, and offers a chronological look at the past five decades.
Publisher: Waanders & Kunst Publishers