My favorite piece in the show was Melanie Braverman's Queer, a patch quilt crafted with cotton thread and silk ribbon. I went there to see an exhibit called Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community and to seek an answer to a question I'd pondered ever since first hearing of the museum the week before:. Melanie Braverman, Queer, , Antique fabric quilt patches, cotton thread, and silk ribbon, 64 x 49 in. Courtesy of the artist hide caption. I like that sensibility, yet wondered: Doesn't it parallel the potential for connectivity in all our lives, regardless of sexual identities? You can keep up with what she is thinking on Twitter: bjkingape. I was first drawn to the soft pink-and-white colors, seeing a thing of beauty and comfort. The explanatory text with a piece by Sonny Schneider proclaims that the artist "uses bold humor and vibrant color to address the urgency of the gay male sex drive and the absurdity of gay pride slogans.
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