Posts tagged "David Wojnarowicz"
There are many openings this weekend, and many I’d like to attend. However, given the snow-pocalypse, I don’t know if I’ll actually make it to any of them. So, this is my “hopeful” crawling plan. Friday, 2/4 – iceberg projects – 7714 N Sheridan Rd. Curt McDowell Screening Series. Screening begins at 6pm. Fill in... Read more »
THURSDAY 2/3 –BRONZEVILLE –Gallery Guichard – 3521 S. King Dr. Profundity, work by Andre Guichard. Reception 6-9pm. LOOP –Art Institute of Chicago – 111 S. Michigan Ave. The Sausage Photographs, Questions, and A Quiet Afternoon, work by Peter Fischli and David Weiss. Show begins 2/3. An-My Lê, artist talk. Talk begins at 6pm. RIVER NORTH... Read more »
by Jeriah Hildwine Still from David Wojnarowicz’s “A Fire In My Belly,” 1987. It is clear from Donahue’s defense (or at least tacit tolerance) of the Danish cartoons and his rabid vehemence against the Oregon cartoons and “A Fire In My Belly” that he is no believer in free speech in this sense [the freedom... Read more »
by Jeriah Hildwine Still from David Wojnarowicz’s “A Fire In My Belly,” 1987. Bill Donohue, President of the Catholic League, was interviewed in NPR’s Morning Edition, where he complained that the museum’s exhibition of the work was unfair: “The Smithsonian would never have little ants crawling all over an image of Mohammad.” Donohue is quick... Read more »
by Jeriah Hildwine Still from David Wojnarowicz’s “A Fire In My Belly,” 1987. Like postwar Germany, divided and partitioned after the end of the Second World War, American society was riven in two by the Culture Wars of the 1980s, and like the Cold War, these cultural conflicts have gone through periods of dormancy and... Read more »