• Art, Activism and Sex: Why David Wojnarowicz's Work Is Still Relevant Today

    6 monthes ago - By AnOther

    In one of the most striking images of David Wojnarowicz , taken just a few years before he died of AIDS-related illness, the artist, writer and activist is depicted with his mouth sewn shut. The work's title, Silence = Death , references the slogan from a famous ad campaign started in the mid-1980s which ACT UP, the AIDS activist group Wojnarowicz belonged to, would later adopt as their rallying cry.
    This image is one of over 150 works by Wojnarowicz currently...
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