PPOW Gallery and the David Wojnarowicz Foundation launched an interactive project dedicated to the artist’s iconic photo-text collage.
A Documentary Lets David Wojnarowicz Speak Again
Wojnarowicz features selections from hundreds of hours of personal recordings the artist left behind after his 1992 death.
A David Wojnarowicz Documentary Honors the Gritty, Glorious Chaos of His Life
In Wojnarowicz’s work, as in his life, testing the limits of artistic categories and systemic and institutional power was central to his impassioned vision.
David Wojnarowicz’s Little-known “Stoned” Drawings
Wojnarowicz created his “Stoned Sketchbook” as a teenager, but its loopy, delightful drawings foreshadow the mature artist’s irresistible irreverence.
Wolfgang Tillmans Gets Artists to Sell $50 Posters for Global Fundraiser
The 2020Solidarity fundraiser features posters by Tillmans and other acclaimed artists like Nicole Eisenman, Betty Tompkins, and David Wojnarowicz.
Revisiting the Provocative AIDS Art of Robert Blanchon
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.”
A David Wojnarowicz Performance from 1989 Is Released on Vinyl
“ITSOFOMO: In The Shadow of Forward Motion” features Wojnarowicz’s haunting spoken-word vocals and composer Ben Neill’s ambient soundscapes.
The Inner Life of David Wojnarowicz Through His Words
A new transcription of the artist’s recorded journals offers readers a unique perspective on his inner life and the daily realities of individuals living with the threat of AIDS.
Compressing Time With David Wojnarowicz
“Time is now compressed and every painting I do… I make with the sense that it may be the last thing I do,” Wojnarowicz wrote after his AIDS diagnosis in 1987.
Who Was Artist David Wojnarowicz? We Find Out
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.
David Wojnarowicz’s Native American Inspiration and the “Killing Machine Called America”
Though Wojnarowicz, like most Americans, viewed Indians through a romanticized lens, his interest in the shared death space of those marked as expendable reveals the possibility for collaboration beyond life.
Looking at Queer Constellations of Intimacy
Intimacy at Yossi Milo Gallery unites a diverse assembly of artists tracing the outline of affection from the 1980s to present day.