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A Blog by Lester Strong

blu sunne: A Blog by Lester Strong: Mapplethorpe Redux

Mapplethorpe Redux The second half of 2019 has meant the second half of the Guggenheim Museum’s year-long look back at the work and artistic legacy...

blu sunne: A Blog by Lester Strong: Notes on Defacing History

Notes on Defacing History by Lester Strong Sometimes two different crises meet up in odd ways at the same unfortunate moment in time. I was reminded...

blu sunne: A Blog by Lester Strong: Changing Lanes

Changing Lanes by Lester Strong Opera, theater, books, activism, painting, photography, politics, old friends (mine), old partners (mine) and current husband (mine), art exhibitions: Through...

blu sunne: A Blog by Lester Strong: Abingdon Square Secrets

Abingdon Square Secrets by Lester Strong Abingdon Square Park: These days an exquisite little oasis in New York City’s Greenwich Village, more a triangle in shape...

blu sunne: A Blog by Lester Strong: Cheating Death: A Riff...

Cheating Death: A Riff on the Life and Legacy of Robert Mapplethorpe by Lester Strong My husband Dave and I went the other day to the...

blu sunne: A Blog by Lester Strong: Remembrance: A Deserving Bit...

Remembrance: A Deserving Bit of Forgotten AIDS History Sometimes the past overtakes you in a very personal way, and you regain something you never knew...

blu sunne: A Blog by Lester Strong: Reza Abdoh: AIDS, Rage,...

Reza Abdoh: AIDS, Rage, Theater by Lester Strong I recently traveled east from Manhattan on New York City’s No. 7 subway line to the Museum of...

blu sunne: A Blog by Lester Strong: The Boys in the...

The Boys in the Band, AIDS: Looking to the Past, Moving Toward the Future My husband Dave and I recently saw the current Broadway revival...

blu sunne: Blog by Lester Strong: Art, Activism, HIV/AIDS

Went recently to the current exhibition by New York City-based artist Carrie Moyer at the DC Moore Gallery in the Chelsea art district of...

blu sunne: Blog by Lester Strong: A Lesson Learned via Paul...

For this blog entry, I’d like to go personal: Sometimes life teaches you you’ve learned a lesson without actually having realized you’ve learned it. My...

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