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The Art Institute of California—Orange County Celebrates GLBT Book Month

By: Deb Belluomini

June 30, 2016

The Art Institute of California—Orange County, a campus of Argosy University, joined the American Library Association and hundreds of libraries across the nation in celebration of GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender) Book Month.

The school’s new librarian, Angelica Lyons, created a display featuring authors and books reflecting the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) experience. Titles included:
 
•  Alexander McQueen, Blood Beneath the Skin - Biography of contemporary, openly gay fashion designer who tragically committed suicide in 2010.
• David Hockney, Portraits - Openly gay pop-artist, painter, photographer, and printmaker. This book is a collection of his portraits of models, friends, family, and strangers.
•  Valentino - Coffee table style book focusing on the life and designs of openly gay designer Valentino.
•  Yves Saint Laurent - Coffee table Coffee table style book focusing on the life and designs of openly gay French designer Yves Saint Laurent.
•  Don We Now Our Gay Apparel - A book on the history of gay men’s fashion in the 20th century.
•  Gay Art - A compendium or queer artists of all orientations and their work, throughout history.
 
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By: Deb Belluomini

June 30, 2016