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...

Graphic Encounters

Artist Mark Bennett talks about transforming loss into more abundant living by Lester Strong Whimsy and AIDS may not seem a compatible mix. But sometimes whimsy...

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...

Barbara Romain, Alexandria Allan, Kurt Weston: Artists

Remembering Without Flinching Three Artists’ Work Commemorates Those Lost to AIDS in Their Prime by Hank Trout One cannot help wondering whether, in 1988, when James W....

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...

Frank Moore

Let It Shine Angela Leroux-Lindsey explores the long-lasting effects of Frank Moore’s toxic beauty From the moment of his HIV diagnosis, Frank Moore’s painting became an...

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,...

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...

Vernon “Copy” Berg: Artist

An Original Copy Vernon “Copy” Berg’s Thoughtful, Playful, Singular Art by John McIntyre Vernon Berg III was better known as “Copy,” in recognition of his similarities to...

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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