“David Wojnarowicz: History Keeps Me Awake at Night”

Art, Contemporary art Whitney Museum of American Art , Meatpacking District Until Saturday September 29 2018
David Wojnarowicz, Untitled (Green Head), 1982
Photograph: Collection of Hal Bromm and Don Meris, courtesy the Estate of David Wojnarowicz and P.P.O.W., New York

Abandoned as a child before turning tricks as a teenage hustler, David Wojnarowicz (1954–1992) had plenty of personal anguish to draw upon when he emerged during the East Village art scene of the 1980s. A charismatic and controversial figure, he was known for work that railed against society’s indifference to AIDS, a disease which eventually claimed his life.

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