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...

J. Tomás López: Artist

Dare Look Capturing faces of AIDS, photographer J. Tómas López dares people to look the early pandemic in the eye by Alina Oswald It all started with...

Avram Finkelstein: Artist

Acting Up Activist and Artist Avram Finkelstein Discusses Silence = Death, ACT UP, and Flash Collectives by Alina Oswald   “Hi, I’m Avram,” the gentleman introduced himself, as...

Lester Blum & Vladimir Rios: Artist

In Memoriam... Photographer Lester Blum and creator and artistic director of "I Still Remember" Vladimir Rios talk about their new show opening on World AIDS...

On the Domestic Front

The AIDS Front A new exhibition touches on how the fight against AIDS started at home—but didn't end there by Lester Strong “In this show I wanted...

Art AIDS America: Gallery

Taboo Art Art AIDS America touches the art world's third rail by Larry Buhl The curators of Art AIDS America, which opened with a sneak preview in...

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