David Wojnarowicz. Memories that smell like gasoline

David Wojnarowicz, one of the most provocative artists of his generation, explores memory, the longing for love, and sexuality in the specter of AIDS in Memories That Smell Like Gasoline. Memory drawings, ten cartoon/comic narratives; ink paintings of 3rd Avenue movie houses (before Health Department closures 1988-1989), ten diarist studies; and dreamlike memoirs react episodes from the artist’s life in a meantime devastating, always sublime document about coming of age in America.

Text: Wojnarowicz David. cm 16×21; pp. 64; BW ills.; hardcover. Publisher: Artspace Books, San Francisco, 1992.

ISBN: 9780963109507| 0963109502

ID: AM-0922

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David Wojnarowicz, one of the most provocative artists of his generation, explores memory, the longing for love, and sexuality in the specter of AIDS in Memories That Smell Like Gasoline. Memory drawings, ten cartoon/comic narratives; ink paintings of 3rd Avenue movie houses (before Health Department closures 1988-1989), ten diarist studies; and dreamlike memoirs react episodes from the artist’s life in a meantime devastating, always sublime document about coming of age in America.

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