Wednesday, 16 March 2011

David Wojnarowicz (1954-1992)

A Fire in My Belly, 1986-87

Courtesy of the Estate of David Wojnarowicz and P.P.O.W Gallery, New York.

Wojnarowicz made A Fire in My Belly, dated 1986-87, at a turning point. In 1987 his longtime mentor and lover, the photographer Peter Hujar, died of AIDS, and Wojnarowicz himself learned that he was H.I.V.-positive. 

As Ants Crawl Over Crucifix, Dead Artist Is Assailed Again
By Holland Cotter
Published: December 10, 2010
The New York Times

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