Read My Lips

The First Retrospective of Gran Fury Reminds that Kissing Doesn’t Kill (Greed and Indifference Do) by Angela Leroux-Lindsey In November 1989, New York Archbishop John O’Connor opened...

David Spiher: Artist

The Prickliness of Life Artist David Spiher Documents the Struggles and Triumphs of Love & Loss by Hank Trout David Spiher certainly knows the prickliness of life....

Bernard Perlin: Artist

Looking Beyond the Window of His Grief Author Michael Schreiber spins kindly happenstance into gold in his book on Bernard Perlin, safe-keeping the work and...

Richard Hofmann: Artist

Retrospectives Artist and show coordinator Ellie Winberg talks about a retrospective of the work of Richard Hofmann, a show revisiting the early years of the...

Kurt Weston: Artist

Metamorphoses Award-winning fine art photographer Kurt Weston uses art as a “trans-portal” between a pre-AIDS past and a post-AIDS future by Alina Oswald A generation unaware of...

Lifting the Veil

A New Exhibit Proves It Takes at Least Two to Play Hide and Seek by Chael Needle There’s a danger that “Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in...

Richard Renaldi: Artist

Touching Inclusiveness Photographer Richard Renaldi creates community out of difference by Lester Strong Enter the world of Richard Renaldi’s photography and, depending on the images you’re viewing,...

Avram Finkelstein: Artist

Throwing in With History In a new book, Avram Finkelstein discusses the history and future of AIDS & AIDS activism Text & Photos by Alina Oswald On...

Suzanne Poli: Artist

Record of Empathy Photograpaher Suzanne Poli Talks About Documenting the History of LGBT Struggles from Stonewall to AIDS by Lester Strong The June 1969 Stonewall riots in...

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...

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