Christian Sartman (1843–1917) was an artist and an educator. He painted strong historical female figures and handsome, muscular men, creating colorful scenes. Several of his images of naked men were on the verge of a scandal. At the same time, he experimented with how to present himself in everything, starting with self-portraits and ending with the interior design of his house.
Exhibition "Christian Sartman. Queer, art and passion"considers new, modern views on Christian Sartman and those aspects of his art that can be called" strange "today - in the sense of actions that challenge firm beliefs about gender and sexuality, or as a general term for people who do not see themselves from the point of view view of the norms established by society on gender, sexuality and identity.