Definitions for terms beginning with the letter Q

Nan Goldin, 'Misty and Jimmy Paulette in a taxi, NYC' 1991

It was in the 1980s, in the wake of the feminist movement and the AIDS crisis, that the queer aesthetic was born

Nan Goldin
Misty and Jimmy Paulette in a taxi, NYC 1991
Photograph on paper
image: 695 x 1015 mm
Purchased 1997© Nan Goldin, courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

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Tate glossary definition for queer aesthetics: Art of homosexual or lesbian imagery that is based around the issues that evolved out of the gender and identity politics of the 1980s