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Associated Press: Smithsonian exhibit curated by UB prof explores impact of gays on art history

Release Date: November 1, 2010

An article distributed by the Associated Press reports on an installation in the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture," the first major museum exhibit to show how sexual orientation and gender identity have shaped American art. The installation is co-curated by Jonathan Katz, associate professor of visual studies and director of the department's new doctoral program. The article appeared in news outlets around the country, including the San Diego Union Tribune, Los Angeles Times, CBS News, Salon, The Washington Post and the Buffalo News.

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