The 1993 documentary Silverlake Life presents an unusual perspective on daily life with a deadly disease.
The artist’s aim was to “elevate the physiological aspects of HIV to a level of reality that represents the pain, loss, and massive suffering caused by this plague.”
After two actions led by ACT UP activists encouraged the Whitney Museum to change a wall label, we went looking for people who could tell us who Wojnarowicz was and help us decipher his complex life and art.
Intimacy at Yossi Milo Gallery unites a diverse assembly of artists tracing the outline of affection from the 1980s to present day.
The revival of Tony Kushner’s play offers a lens into gayness in the dimension of history — what is intransigent, what is still promissory, and what is so profoundly disappointing.
The murderous impact of homophobia on the AIDS crisis is so apparent and traumatic that the violent, systemic racism that undergirds it gets lost.
At first sight, Mark Bradford’s paintings attract viewers with their bright colors and often grand scale.
TACOMA, Wash. — The Art AIDS America exhibit at the Tacoma Art Museum intends to move away from postmodern interpretations of art towards enjoining the viewer’s empathy.
Artists whose lives were affected by AIDS now have a space dedicated entirely to showcasing and honoring their works.
There are several US organizations and libraries that contain key archives documenting art practices and work linked with AIDS and artists living with HIV.
NEW ORLEANS — During a recent tour of the Michael Meads retrospective at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, curator Bradley Sumrall jokingly credited the artist with single-handedly inventing the “hot redneck” genre with his photographs of young Southern men in various states of languid shirtlessness.
One might be led to think, from the title of Hunter Reynold’s current exhibition at PPOW Gallery, Survival AIDS Medication Reminder, that the show deals with issues of health and physical condition, or perhaps reminiscence.