It’s been a busy month for us here at All of Man – and of course a frustrating one, too. We know, however, that we’re not alone in having our hopes dashed by the pandemic, and that many people – artists especially – have been hit hard by art fair cancelations and withdrawn showings. Yet, just like artists, we’re going to do the only thing we can: keep going. With that in mind, we’re happy to announce that All of Man will celebrate its grand opening during Pride Month!
We’re grateful, too, for our early buyers and browsers – you’ve kept our hopes alive in the past weeks!
So: what’s next? In preparation for our grand opening on June 1st, we’re putting ourselves in touch with as many artists as we can. In fact, before we fully launch, we’re hoping to add 100 individual pieces of art by a variety of artists to All of Man. As ever, we’re looking for original paintings, etchings, and drawings, as well as limited edition prints, photographs, and digital artworks. All of the works we sell depict, portray, or experiment with the male or male-identified figure. We are not, however, an exclusive or restrictive “club” for gay male artists. We embrace anyone who has worked or is working with these subjects. And of course, if you’re not sure – just ask.
How can we help? All of Man is the premier boutique for artworks featuring the male form. Conducted primarily online, our store offers a unique opportunity for artists who want more access to buyers across the country. Our hope now, more than ever, is that we can assist artists who’ve lost gallery showings and art fair patronage during this global pandemic, and get those same artworks in front of new and enthusiastic buyers.
How can you help? If you’re an artist, get in touch and help spread the word. If you’re a buyer, or even just someone who appreciates the male form, tell your friends. The sign-up process is easy, and we aim to list 3-6 pieces from each artist. For more information on becoming an All of Man artist, get in touch with us today. The submission deadline is May 22, so don’t delay.