Picturing Activism — Sunday, September 8

A Panel Discussion Celebrating the Robert Giard Exhibition at the East Hampton, NY Library Date: Sunday, September 8 Time: 5 PM Place: East Hampton Library Robert Giard’s portraits of LGBTQ+ writers and activists were made at a particular moment in history — the 1980s and 1990s — when the gay community was reeling from the impact of the AIDS crisis. Today these powerful images prompt us to ask new questions about the relationship between art and activism across a range...

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Limited edition print by Paul Mpagi Sepuya

Support the Robert Giard Foundation by purchasing a limited edition print by artist and Foundation board member Paul Mpagi Sepuya. Mirror Study (_2040670), 2017, archival pigment print, 10 x 13 inches (paper size 19 x 21), Edition of 20 with 2APs Prints can be purchased for $1,200 each. All proceeds go to support the future of the Robert Giard Foundation Fellowship for photographers and filmmakers. We arrange for the gallery to ship the print by FedEx.   For questions and information on purchasing an edition, email robertgiardfoundation...

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Join The Robert Giard Foundation at its Ninth Annual Fellowship Benefit

Featuring writers photographed by Robert Giard When Thursday, June 6, 2019 6:30 – 8:30 pm Proceeds from this event will support the annual Robert Giard Fellowship for emerging photographers working in the subject areas of sexuality and gender identity. Meet enthusiastic supporters and artists over cocktails Purchase tickets online ››› Or contact us at [email protected] Where Daniel Cooney | Fine Art 508-526 West 26th Street, #9C New York, NY 10001

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Recent Exhibitions


Robert Giard’s Currents of Connection

Uncanny Effects displays the work of photographer Robert Giard, bringing forth connections made between LGBTQ+ cultural producers of the late 20th century. Works in the show detail Giard’s relationships across communities that grew through the photographic process. Uncanny Effects also emphasizes archival materials surrounding Giard and the people he photographed, providing context for his image-making and the lives he documented. Beyond his best-known project, Particular Voices: Portraits of Gay and Lesbian Writers, this exhibition highlights the expansiveness of Giard’s photographic practice, from nudes to still lives and landscapes, as well as portraits of activists and artists. Curated by Ariel Goldberg and Noam Parness.

January 22, 2020 through April 19, 2020

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art
26 Wooster Street
New York, NY 10013

Robert Giard | Remembering Stonewall through Gay Sites & Portraits

In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, the Stephen Bulger Gallery is pleased to present a selection of photographs by Robert Giard in the Reading Room. Throughout his career, Giard visited and photographed hundreds of gay, lesbian, and transgender individuals involved in creative and political arenas. Over the years, his portraits have become iconic views of many of these important figures. In the 1980s and 1990s, Giard also photographed sites in North America and abroad important to the LGBTQ+ community. This exhibition combines a selection of portraits to serve as a reminder of the people who represented this community through a pivotal stage, with a group of images from his “Gay Sites” series which memorialize the places of their action, as well as formal monuments.  

June 15, 2019 through July 27, 2019

Stephen Bulger Gallery
1356 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON
1 416.504.0575