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Radical Queer Artists

Rosa BonheurPortrait of Rosa Bonheur

Rosa Bonheur

Love animals, wear pants, live without compromise

1822-1899
Simeon SolomonPortrait of Simeon Solomon

Simeon Solomon

Flamboyant, unrepentant, and fabulous

1840-1905
Frida KahloPortrait of Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo

The exquisite agony of self-portraits

1907-1954
Claude CahunPortrait of Claude Cahun

Claude Cahun

"Under this mask, another mask; I will never finish removing all these faces"

1894-1954
Romaine BrooksPortrait of Romaine Brooks

Romaine Brooks

Fiercely independent lesbian paints Paris in shades of gray

1874-1970
Hannah HöchPortrait of Hannah Höch

Hannah Höch

Dissecting the 'new woman' through collage

1889-1978
Gluck (Hannah Gluckstein)Portrait of Gluck (Hannah Gluckstein)

Gluck (Hannah Gluckstein)

Yes, you can be both a social icon and a great painter.

1895-1978
Francis BaconPortrait of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon

The never-ending scream

1909-1992
Leonor FiniPortrait of Leonor Fini

Leonor Fini

The brilliant bisexual cat-lady of surrealism

1907-1996
Ali Al JabriPortrait of Ali Al Jabri

Ali Al Jabri

A life of parallel universes

1942-2002
Robert RauschenbergPortrait of Robert Rauschenberg

Robert Rauschenberg

Blowing up modernism

1925-2008

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