Apr 28, 2016
Saturnino Herran: A Gift of the Gods
Our Ancient Gods, begun in 1916 and unfinished at the time of his death, was intended for Mexico City's new Teatro Nacional.
It sounds like a veiled story of a homoerotic romance, doesn't it?
Herran painted a few semi-nude women, too, and he was married when he died, so any same-sex romances he had were strictly closeted. But he is lauded today as a precursor of the great gay artists of the 20th century, like George Quaintance and Tom of Finland