David Wojnarowicz

Tongues of Flame
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D.A.P./Illinois State University
Fine Arts, General, Individual Artist, Architecture
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11567923M
ISBN 100945558155
ISBN 139780945558156

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Lippard. Close to the Knives book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In Close to the Knives, David Wojnarowicz gives us an importan /5. David Wojnarowicz has 19 books on Goodreads with ratings. David Wojnarowicz’s most popular book is Close to the Knives: A Memoir of Disintegration.

From the series Arthur Rimbaud in New York (). Photograph: David Wojnarowicz/Courtesy of the estate of David Wojnarowicz and P.P.O.W Gallery, New York It is 24 years since Wojnarowicz died Author: Olivia Laing.

The first comprehensive and most definitive source to date on David Wojnarowicz This engaging and richly illustrated book comprehensively examines the life and art of David Wojnarowicz (–), who came to prominence in New York’s East Village art world of the s, actively embracing all media and forging an expansive range of work both fiercely political and highly personal.

"David Wojnarowicz is brilliantly attuned to American talk and responsive to the moods and innovations of society's truants. He also has the best conscience of any writer I know.

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88p. David Wojnarowicz () was an American painter, photographer, writer, filmmaker, performance artist, songwriter/recording artist and AIDS activist prominent in the New York City art world. Seller Inventory #   "David Wojnarowicz is brilliantly attuned to American talk and responsive to the moods and innovations of society's truants.

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David Wojnarowicz’s profile is high in New York this summer, with a rich retrospective at the Whitney Museum, opening Friday, and two gallery shows.

In the early s, Wojnarowicz completed two more books – the autobiographical Close to the Knives: A Memoir of Disintegration inand the art book Memories that Smell Like Gasoline in Although he suffered greatly from both AIDS and poverty, he continued to produce work until his death from AIDS complications in David Wojnarowicz’s fractured scrapbook of dream journals, political critique and collage—an ultra-rare document of s New York subculture.

Published by Primary Information, Introduction by Félix Guattari. David Wojnarowicz's In the Shadow of Forward Motion was originally published as a photocopied zine/artist's book to accompany an exhibition of. About Close to the Knives.

In Close to the Knives, David Wojnarowicz gives us an important and timely document: a collection of creative essays — a scathing, sexy, sublimely humorous and honest personal testimony to the “Fear of Diversity in America.”From the author’s violent childhood in suburbia to eventual homelessness on the streets and piers of New York City, to recognition as one.

David Wojnarowicz, originally known as David Voyna, was born in New Jersey into a dysfunctional working-class family. His father, Ed Wojnarowicz, was a seaman in a passenger's ship and a troubled man - an alcoholic and a gambler, verbally and physically abusive towards his wife and ality: American.

David Wojnarowicz (–) with Tom Warren, Self-Portrait of David Wojnarowicz, –Acrylic and collaged paper on gelatin silver print, 60 × 40 in.

( × cm). Collection of Brooke Garber Neidich and Daniel Neidich, Photograph by Ron Amstutz. David Wojnarowicz (pronounced "Wanna-row-its") was what used to be called a Renaissance Man. I use the past tense for two reasons: 1) he died before he could fulfill his potential, and 2) the very notion of a Renaissance, an artistic rebirth subsequently institutionalized, was both hateful to him and utterly by:   David Wojnarowicz has caught the age-old voice of the road, the voice of the traveller, the outcast, the thief, the whore Pick up this book and listen -- William S.

Burroughs My book of a lifetime, my book for these dark times, an antidote to stupidity, cruelty and oppression of all kinds -- Olivia Laing * * Guardian * * Wojnarowicz's writing fairly smokes with acrid ironies/5(K).

David Wojnarowicz's use of photography, often done in conjunction with writing or painting, was extraordinary—as was his way of addressing the AIDS crisis and issues of censorship and homophobia. Brush Fires in the Social Landscape, begun in collaboration with the artist before his death in and first published inengaged what Wojnarowicz would refer to as his "tribe" or community.

7 Miles a Second by David Wojnarowicz, James Romberger, and Marguerite Van Cook. Fantagraphics. Fantagraphics. See all the pieces in this month’s Slate Book Review. And it always boils down to the same meaning within those sounds, unless you're more intense uttering them, or you precede them or accompany them with certain forms of violence.—from The Weight of the Earth Artist, writer, and activist David Wojnarowicz (–) was an important figure in the downtown New York art scene.

David Wojnarowicz History Keeps Me Awake at Night (Book): Breslin, David: This engaging and richly illustrated book comprehensively examines the life and art of David Wojnarowicz (), who came to prominence in New York's East Village art world of the s, actively embracing all media and forging an expansive range of work both fiercely political and highly personal.

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David Wojnarowicz was an abused child, a teen runaway who barely finished high school, but he emerged as one of the most important voices of his generation. His circle of East Village artists moved into the national spotlight just as the AIDS plague began its devastating advance, and as right-wing culture warriors reared their heads.

Not content to be a tremendous photographer, painter, filmmaker, performance artist and activist David Wojnarowicz () was also the author of three classic books: Close to the Knives, The Waterfront Journals and Memories That Smell Like Gasoline, now back in print from volume collects four tales—"Into the Drift and Sway," "Doing Time in a Disposable Body," "Spiral" and Brand: Open Road Media.

David Wojnarowicz was an American artist and AIDS activist. View David Wojnarowicz’s artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. See available paintings, prints and multiples, and photographs for sale and learn about the ality: American.

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Artist David Wojnarowicz on his work, his aspirations, his personal history, his political views; Wojnarowicz in dialogue with Sylvère Lotringer, along with personal accounts from friends and fellow artists collected after Wojnarowicz's death.

In Februarythe artist David Wojnarowicz () and the philosopher Sylvère Lotringer met in a borrowed East Village apartment to conduct a. David Wojnarowicz, originally known as David Voyna, was born in New Jersey into a dysfunctional working-class family. His father, Ed Wojnarowicz, was a seaman in a passenger's ship and a troubled man - an alcoholic and a gambler, verbally and physically abusive towards his wife and children.

David's mother, Dolores McGuiness, was Australian who. In Close to the Knives, David Wojnarowicz gives us an important and timely document: a collection of creative essays -- a scathing, sexy, sublimely humorous and honest personal testimony to the "Fear of Diversity in America." From the author's violent childhood in suburbia to eventual homelessness on the streets and piers of New York City, to recognition as one of the most provocative artists /5(3).

The “fierce, erotic, haunting, truthful” memoirs of an extraordinary artist, activist, and iconoclast who lit up late-twentieth-century New York (Dennis Cooper).One of the New York Times’ “50 Best Memoirs of the Past 50 Years” David Wojnarowicz’s brief but eventful life was not easy.

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From a suburban adolescence marked by neglect, drugs, prostitution, and abuse to a squalid life on 4/5(1). David Wojnarowicz, one of the most individual artists of the 's, whose impassioned and outspoken work about AIDS thrust him into the center of the recent debates involving the National.From DePaul Art Museum, David Wojnarowicz, Untitled (One Day This Kid Will Get Larger) (), Gicleé silver print, 31 × 41 in.Articles Featuring David Wojnarowicz.

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