Critical Writing Index

Yvonne Welbon

by Maxwell L. Anderson, Michael Auping and Valerie Cassel

2000 Biennial Exhibition, 2000, pp. 216-217

New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2000

In the video Living with Pride: Ruth Ellis@100 Ruth Ellis, the oldest living African-American Lesbian is portrayed in a hybrid documentary combining archival materials with narrative reenactments of The Gay Spot. The Gay Spot, hosted at Ellis' and her lover's home, was one of the few places to party for black gays and lesbians who were denied access to white clubs .

ITEM 2000.093 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Living with Pride:Ruth Ellis@100Yvonne Welbon