02 December 2010

Brush Fires in the Social Landscape

Rimbaud in New York, 1977-1979

Untitled (Falling Buffalo), 1989

Fever, 1989

Untitled (Christ), 1988

Over two decades after his art was used by the American right wing to all but kill the National Endowment for the Arts, and 18 years after the artist's own death from HIV, the art of David Wojnarowicz once again serves as a political football in the Culture Wars.


All that time you felt you were only running in place, then you discover that the pavement is now moving under your feet and that you're actually moving backward.

The Anatomy and Architecture of Desire, 1986

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