How Do You Build A Gay Art Museum? Hunter O'Hanian On The History Of Leslie-Lohman

October 4, 2014 12:51 AM

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How Do You Build A Gay Art Museum? Hunter O'Hanian On The History Of Leslie-Lohman

On Huff Post Arts&Culture, we spend a lot of time spotlighting amazing artists -- new and old. Every once in a while, we like to profile a museum or institution doing good in the art world. This is one of them.

"We officially started in 1987, when people were dying of AIDS. Families would come in and throw everything away -- throw away the gay art. It was obviously a terrible time, the '80s in New York City. So Charles and Fritz, who lived in SoHo, decided that they wanted to do something about it." The co...

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