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Dreaming of Home
On view through January 7, 2024
Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art
New York, New York

“Dreaming of Home” brings together twenty contemporary artists whose work invokes the comforts and complications of queer and trans domestic life across international and intergenerational perspectives. The exhibition springboards from Catherine Opie’s seminal image Self-Portrait/Cutting (1993), which viscerally highlights the dissonances experienced by queer people, whose desire to live and thrive routinely faces brutal restrictions, and for whom society’s idealization of nuclear family is painfully, somatically borne.

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Image: Charmaine Poh, How They Love series, 2018-2019. © Charmaine Poh]