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

Throwing in With History In a new book, Avram Finkelstein discusses the history and future of AIDS & AIDS activism Text & Photos by Alina Oswald On...

Duane Michals: Artist

Asking the Hard Questions Through his photography Duane Michals explores the great themes and problematics of human life by Lester Strong When I was first introduced a...

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...

Gallery: Duane Cramer

Ancestry & Artistry Photographer Duane Cramer Talks with A&U’s Sean Black About His “Family” Portraits Duane Cramer’s clean, intimate photographic style grew out of an ingrained...

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,...

Robert Mapplethorpe: Artist

These Perfect Moments A new documentary and two exhibitions shed new light on Robert Mapplethorpe, photography’s enfant terrible by Larry Buhl Outside of the art world and...

On the Domestic Front

The AIDS Front A new exhibition touches on how the fight against AIDS started at home—but didn't end there by Lester Strong “In this show I wanted...

Cynthia Davis • Dolls of Hope: Artist

Dolls of Hope Professor Cynthia Davis uses dolls to break the silence surrounding HIV and AIDS by Alina Oswald Photographed Exclusively for A&U by Sean Black Sometimes...

Bernard Perlin: Artist

Looking Beyond the Window of His Grief Author Michael Schreiber spins kindly happenstance into gold in his book on Bernard Perlin, safe-keeping the work and...

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Violet Holdings: An Interview with Hugh Ryan

Violet Holdings An NYU Special Collections Exhibit to Commemorate Stonewall 50, and a Display of AIDS Memorial Quilt Panels, Help to Honor AIDS Activism &...

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