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...

To Heal the World

To Heal the World In the Age of AIDS and COVID-19, What Art Has to Offer in Coping with Illness, Death, and Grief by Lester Strong Illness,...

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...

Larry Clark: Artist

In His Words His masculine, gravelly voice, weighted by mounting years, American art hero and cinematic bad-boy Larry Clark elucidates his passion for living while...

Francesco Di Benedetto: Gallery

And So It Happened A Photo Project by Francesco Di Benedetto Explores the Liberatory Potential of U=U & PrEP by Chael Needle A new photo book, And...

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...

Nicholas Nixon: Artist

When Lightning Strikes Renowned photographer and educator Nicholas Nixon shoots straight when it comes to making intimate pictures of people With AIDS by Sean Black In the...

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....

Urban Theater

All New York Is a Stage An Exhibition & Book Explores 1980s New York as Theater, When Artists Grappled with New Media, New Fame, and...

Play Smart: Luna Luis Ortiz, Tytus Larue James Gibson-Jackson, Tanaj Nicholas,...

Play for Real Visual AIDS Teams Up with Luna Luis Ortiz, Tytus Larue James Gibson-Jackson, Tanaj Nicholas, Rossi Dobbins, Milton Garcia Ninja and Alvaro to...

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