Duane Michals: Artist

Asking the Hard Questions Through his photography Duane Michals explores the great themes and problematics of human life by Lester Strong When I was first introduced a...

Thomas McGovern: Artist

Bearing Witness Anew The International Center of Photography acquires Thomas McGovern's AIDS archive by Hank Trout I didn’t know any of the men or women in Thomas...

Ghee Phua: Artist

Council of Elders With a series of portraits of gay men, artist Ghee Phua celebrates long-term survivors by Hank Trout These portraits of gay seniors are oddly...

Hector Toscano: Artist

Art, AIDS & Arbors Visual artist Hector Toscano talks about HIV and other sources of information, new artwork & life goals by Alina Oswald in the middle...

Nicholas Nixon: Artist

When Lightning Strikes Renowned photographer and educator Nicholas Nixon shoots straight when it comes to making intimate pictures of people With AIDS by Sean Black In the...

Robert Mapplethorpe: Artist

These Perfect Moments A new documentary and two exhibitions shed new light on Robert Mapplethorpe, photography’s enfant terrible by Larry Buhl Outside of the art world and...

Cynthia Davis • Dolls of Hope: Artist

Dolls of Hope Professor Cynthia Davis uses dolls to break the silence surrounding HIV and AIDS by Alina Oswald Photographed Exclusively for A&U by Sean Black Sometimes...

Hugh Steers: Artist

Gorgeous Bleakness: Beauty in the Most Brutal Forms American figurative painter Hugh Steers lures us back to a desperate time through his arresting, full-color imagery...

David Hilliard: Artist

Strong at the Broken Places Photographer David Hilliard Draws on Personal History to Create Panoramas of Possibility by Lester Strong Glance at the photography of David Hilliard...

Joyce McDonald: Artist

Out of the Fire Anointed, Inspired, Delivered & Saved, Artist Joyce McDonald Rewrites Longterm Survival by Chael Needle Photos by Alina Oswald HIV is not the end. Having...

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