Whitney Museum: David Wojnarowicz: History Keeps Me Awake at Night
Aujourd'hui, 19 août à 18:00
I've lived in New York for nine years and have actually never been to the Whitney Museum. This exhibit caught my eye: From the Whitney's site: "Beginning in the late 1970s, David Wojnarowicz (1954–1992) created a body of work that spanned photography, painting, music, film, sculpture, writing, and activism. "Wojnarowicz saw the outsider as his true subject. Queer and later diagnosed as HIV-positive, he became an impassioned advocate for people with AIDS when an inconceivable number of friends, lovers, and strangers were dying due to government inaction. Wojnarowicz’s work documents and illuminates a desperate period of American history: that of the AIDS crisis and culture wars of the late 1980s and early 1990s. "His work deals directly with the timeless subjects of sex, spirituality, love, and loss. Wojnarowicz, who was thirty-seven when he died from AIDS-related complications, wrote: “To make the private into something public is an action that has terrific ramifications.” Let's see the exhibit, then grab lunch afterward. I am aware that there are "Pay as you wish" Fridays from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. I'm not available at that time. Admission to the Whitney is $25.00 Thanks.