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...

Benjamin Fredrickson: Artist

The Beauty of It All Photographer Benjamin Fredrickson uses his images and also his life story to help break down AIDS -related stigma by Alina Oswald "I...

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