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...

Grahame Perry: Artist

Materials of Survival Photographer Grahame Perry blends portraiture and pop art to convey the weight and exuberance of living long-term with HIV by Brent Calderwood In honor...

Linda Stein: Artist

Compassionate Knights Painting, drawing, assemblage and construction, collage, sculpture, jewelry, digital prints, even calligraphy—the art of New York City-based Linda Stein encompasses many genres and...

Kia Labeija: Artist

Kwan's Song & the Allure of Immortality by Sean Black “He has kept me alive,” describes native New Yorker and multidisciplinary artist Kia Labeija during...

Richard Vechi: Artist

Different Blessings With wit and passion, artist Richard Vechi explores sexuality, faith and living as a long-term survivor by Lester Strong Photography, painting, videos, constructions, installations—New Jersey-based...

Well Beyond HIV

by Alina Oswald Ask anybody over a certain age, and they’ll tell you that getting old is not easy, especially when living in a society...

Bill Bytsura: Artist

Retooling the Fight In his upcoming coffee-table book, photographer Bill Bytsura captures a portrait of early AIDS activism, offering a candid visual memoir of the...

Eric Rhein: Artist

Possibilities of Transcendence Multidimensional artist Eric Rhein talks about the impact that HIV/AIDS has had on his life and his work as he preps a...

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...

Urban Theater

All New York Is a Stage An Exhibition & Book Explores 1980s New York as Theater, When Artists Grappled with New Media, New Fame, and...

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Suzanne Poli: Artist