Juxtapoz Magazine - A Hand-Knit Skeleton From Ben Cuevas

Ben Cuevas utilizes the medium of knitting to explore and challenge the gendered constructs and physical limitations of the craft. Check out this entire human skeleton he knit from yarn! Cuevas states that "From the political to the metaphysical, my practice is steeped in queer feminist ideologies, with an awareness of the mind, body, and spirit.

Spins on Needles: An Interview With Ben Cuevas (PHOTOS)

I discovered the work of Los Angeles-based interdisciplinary artist Ben Cuevas through his installation Jock Strap (a work in progress) (link NSFW), for which he sat nude in a men's locker room and knitted himself a jockstrap out of wool. Ben's fascinating work spans installation, sculpture, fiber, photography, video, performance, and sound.

Artist Highlights: Ben Cuevas

The past few weeks have been so hot that knitting is probably the last thing on your mind. For me, knitting is a year-round process, not for garment construction, but for the creation of toys and stuffed animal amigurumi projects.

Six Political Works to Check Out at Pulse Contemporary Art Fair

While celebrities and art world royalty browse for six figure art works at The Armory Show, down in Chelsea a far more down to earth fair, the 11-year-old Pulse New York, in a far more humble space, offers art to stimulate your mind and maybe enliven your living room.

Yes, Pulse is Totally Worth a Visit

Within five minutes of walking into Pulse, an Italian gallerist had asked me to pose for a selfie with her and then doused us both in black confetti. I think it's still stuck in my hair.

LGBT artists, exhibits featured during Miami Art Week in Miami Beach, Wynwood

A nude performance artist will knit himself a jock strap Thursday night at Hôtel Gaythering in South Beach, part of "Queer Biennial I," one of several LGBT art exhibits in town for Miami Art Week. Artist Ben Cuevas will be among 35 LGBT artists featuring more than 100 pieces of art through Sunday at Hôtel Gaythering, 1409 Lincoln Rd.

ArtSlant - Queer Biennial I Opens During Art Basel Miami Beach

Details for Queer Biennial I Opens During Art Basel Miami Beach.

Ben Cuevas interview, 2010 Wassaic Artist Resident

Ben Cuevas discusses his work in his studio in the Luther Barn in Wassaic, NY.

Queer Art: Ben Cuevas and Heath Daniels on Whether It is Really 'Queer' | WEHOville

In a community where the spotlight is more often on go go dancers, drag queens, DJs and party promoters, there also exists a creative community of queer artists. WEHOville has identified a few of them and will be publishing interviews with them over coming months.

Art of the AIDS Years: What Took Museums So Long?

For my generation of American gay men, the AIDS epidemic was a second Vietnam War. It reached us as a rumor and soon revealed itself as a killing field. Just as the war had divided the country, so did AIDS.