Twenty years ago, in response to government officials' failure to adequately respond to AIDS, ACT UP brought the bodies their inaction murdered to a place they couldn't be ignored—their front lawn.
In her new book, The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone, Olivia Laing explores the way various artists across several decades have interpreted New York's ability to alienate and exclude its inhabitants.
"Irreverent: A Celebration of Censorship," an exhibit curated by Jennifer Tyburczy, looks at the erased history of censored art.
Since he died of AIDS, David Wojnarowicz has been the subject of a movie, a biography, and an upcoming Whitney retrospective, but he has one last secret: the Magic Box.
The cockroach was a cultural muse of the 20th century, but it's curiously absent in the 21st. We're looking at a generation of artists that didn't grow up with roaches, that don't live with them, that don't relate to them, that don't even know where to fi…