The Importance of Depicting Queer Love in Art

Artsy spoke with 14 artists from all over the world about the significance of portraying queer love in their work, and their approach to it. Their thoughtful answers mirror the diversity of their work. South African photographer and filmmaker Zanele Muholi says that portraying queer love simply means “celebrating and acknowledging the presence and existence of all those who have been denied their right to …

Premiere: “Mind High” By DOV

Textured, tantalizing R&B melodies from the Brooklyn-based, Tel Aviv-born alt-pop producer and multi-instrumentalist

To access, understand or simply cope with the influence of anxiety on one’s mind, DOV (aka Dov Eagle) found that various substances lead to a quieting of the noise that makes it all so oppressive. This may be the surface subject matter of the queer pop artist and producer’s latest track, “Mind High,” premiering here. But his first release of 2020 carries so much more—antagonized …

Premiere: “Torpedo” by Chris Garneau feat. Shannon Funchess of Light Asylum

A deep, dark sonic return by the talented singer/songwriter

With each and every release, songwriter Chris Garneau expresses a deep sensory lesson—emotions and experiences flee through a musical landscape, hand in hand, yearning. His work always conveys a reality both close to the heart and ever so far away from expectation, lit by an imagination that’s undeniably powerful. “Torpedo,” Garneau’s latest, enters a place on the darker end of the sonic spectrum—and even though Garneau’s voice acts …