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...

The End Was Near

MCA Chicago’s “This Will Have Been” Revisits the Political Urgency of the 1980s by Larry Buhl In the 2010 film Hot Tub Time Machine, one character scoffs...

Héctor Toscano

The Artist's Voice In his words as well as his art, Héctor Toscano reveals what makes him tick, what ticks him off, and how he...

Cameron Wolf

Transcendent Beauty Imbued with Asian mythology, the photographs of Cameron Wolf embrace a Thai community’s creative response to HIV/AIDS by Sean Black Fourteen years after A&U first featured...

Michael Johnstone & David Faulk (Mrs. Vera): Artists

Picture This With the help of his partner and subject, a San Francisco photographer commemorates the colorful lives of friends lost to AIDS by Chip Alfred When...

Jim Wigler: Artist

The Lost Faces of AIDS Photographer Jim Wigler’s Lost Portraits of the AIDS Generation Still Haunt by Hank Trout In 1986, as the AIDS epidemic claimed life...

Journeys Through Darkness

Journeys Through Darkness by Alina Oswald CreateSpace Reviewed by Chip Alfred To put it simply, Kurt Weston’s story is a writer’s dream. Having endured more than his share...

Art & AIDS

Perception as Muse In Anticipation of an Upcoming “Art & AIDS” Exhibit, Participants Share Their Perspectives About Creative Inspirations by Angela Leroux-Lindsey Throughout history, artists often speak...

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....

David Faulk & Michael Johnstone: Artists

Two Men & a Mrs. Vera Artists David Faulk and Michael Johnstone Invite Us to Escape into the Outrageous Universe of the Verasphere by Hank Trout First,...

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Let’s Talk About PrEP

On July 27, 2018, Chicago’s Howard Brown Health unveiled a new song and music video, “Let’s Talk About PrEP,” intended to spread awareness about...