Global Meets Local

Artists Draw on Experiences to Make the Breadth of AIDS Visible by Chael Needle Reflecting on President Reagan’s silence around AIDS in the 1980s, Tony Kushner...

Darcy Padilla

Heartbreak & Humanity Photographer Darcy Padilla Addresses the Complexities of Poverty and the Difficult Task of Documenting Pain by Sean Black It was February 28, 1993, and...

Graphic Gift

The Wolfsonian–Florida International University (FIU) in Miami Beach, Florida, is the recipient of a recent donation of over 3,600 AIDS-themed posters created between 1985...

Richard Haines

Art Belongs to Us Fashion Blogger Richard Haines Talks to Lester Strong About the Consolations of Beauty and Art in the Age of AIDS artist’s time,...

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...

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...

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...

Making the Change

Facing the Faces of HIV, a New Florida Anti-HIV Stigma Project Rolls Out by Alina Oswald How many ways can one tell a story? How many...

We Are Still Here!

GMHC’s “Art & AIDS: 30 Years” Celebrates the Power of Art in the Epidemic by Angela Leroux-Lindsey On the eve of World AIDS Day, the Leslie/Lohman...

Bearing Witness

Documenting Thirty Years of AIDS, Art Creates a Different Kind of History by Chip Alfred It was the summer of 1981. After several reported cases of...

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