December 5, 2019 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

Hollywood’s Artist Corner benefit for the Trevor Project

Above: Right: At the Round Hole, Square Peg, LGBTQ  photography exhibition presented by World of Wonder and  the Artists Corner Gallery in Hollywood, Saturday night.
Above: Right: At the Round Hole, Square Peg, LGBTQ photography exhibition presented by World of Wonder and the Artists Corner Gallery in Hollywood, Saturday night.

BY PHIL TARLEY  |  Joe Dallesandro, the last surviving core member of Andy Warhol’s famous Factory shared his everlasting “15 minutes of fame” with the Trevor Project,  the nation’s leading crisis intervention and suicide prevention organization for  lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people. 

Dallesandro was guest of honor at the West Hollywood gala, art party and silent auction fundraiser held for the group and hosted at Artists Corner Gallery. The event was sponsored by Penthouse Spirits, West Hollywood Lifestyle, Fabrik and Artillery Magazines as well as the Tom of Finland Foundation.

“Amazing artists, beautiful models, great champagne and killer fierce photography. That’s what its all about,” said one attendee of the event. 

Above:  ​Andy Warhol superstar Joe Dallesandro and curator Phil Tarley at the  trendy  Hollywood art party benefit for the Trevor Project.  On the wall behind them are photographs by Karen Bystedt and Douglas Kirkland.  Tarley conceived the photography show as a kind of homage to Andy Warhol, “the great gay art father of us all.”
Above: ​Andy Warhol superstar Joe Dallesandro and curator Phil Tarley at the trendy Hollywood art party benefit for the Trevor Project. On the wall behind them are photographs by Karen Bystedt and Douglas Kirkland. Tarley conceived the photography show as a kind of homage to Andy Warhol, “the great gay art father of us all.”
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Left: DJ Paul V. and World of Wonder’s James ST James, in Uncle Fester drag, at the Artists Corner Art gala in Hollywood benefiting the Trevor Project. St. James was promoting DragCon, with Rue Paul. World of Wonder produces Ru Paul’s Drag Race.

The  gallery crowd at the Artists Corner Trevor Project art auction.

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