Posts Tagged ‘homoerotic art’
Image from Smoking Lily.
Happy December 1st, folks – which, of course, happens to be World Aids Day.
In memoriam: a short roster of artists lost to the scourge.
Félix González-Torres (d. 9.1.1996).
Untitled (Portrait of Ross in L.A.), 1991
David Wojnarowicz (d. 22.7.1992).
Arthur Rimbaud in New York (Times Square), 1978
Keith Haring (d. 16.2.1990).
Mural in the (converted) bathroom at the New York LGBT Community Centre, 1989. (Thanks to regular reader Marc!)
Scott Burton (d. 29.12.1989).
Bench and Table, 1988 – 89
Robert Mapplethorpe (d. 9.3.1989).
Self-Portrait with Bullwhip, 1978
Jack Smith (d. 25.9.1989).
Flaming Creatures, 1963
Tseng Kwong Chi (d. 10.3.1990).
New York, New York (WTC) from the East Meets West series, 1979
Peter Hujar (d. 26.11.1987 )
David Wojnarowicz, 1981
Its almost three in the a.m. and I’m still lucid, lying in bed waiting for the next signal to make a mad dash for the bathroom.
I love the simmering homoeroticism of the scene … unsurprisingly.