This week, Printed Matter will launch the new edition of 7 MILES A SECOND, the graphic novel by David Wojnarowicz depicting the artist’s life as an underage hustler, and an adult living with societal indifference to AIDS.
James Romberger (who drew the book) and Marguerite Van Cook (its colorist) will sign copies.
7 MILES A SECOND WITH JAMES ROMBERGER AND MARGUERITE VAN COOK
Thursday, December 6, from 6 pm to 8 pm.
Printed Matter St. Mark’s, 38 St. Mark’s Place, New York City.
7 Miles a Second. Image credit: Ground Zero.
WEIGHT OF THE EARTH—THE TAPE JOURNALS OF DAVID WOJNAROWICZ is a collection of “audio journals that document Wojnarowicz’s turbulent attempts to understand his anxieties and passions, tracking his thoughts as they develop in real time.”*
Artforum editor David Velasco has written an introduction for book, out now from Semiotext(e).
WEIGHT OF THE EARTH—THE TAPE JOURNALS OF DAVID WOJNAROWICZ, edited by Lisa Darms and David O’Neill (South Pasadena, CA: Semiotext(e), 2018).*
Top: Andreas Sterzing, David Wojnarowicz and Peter Hujar at an opening at Civilian Warfare Gallery in the East Village, 1983.
Above: David Wojnarowicz, Jean Genet Masturbating in Metteray Prison, 1983.
Hal Bromm presents an exhibition of work by the late Luis Frangella and his friend and collaborator David Wojnarowicz, opening tomorrow night.
DESDE NEW YORK—LUIS FRANGELLA AND DAVID WOJNAROWICZ
Opening reception: Wednesday, September 5.
Exhibition: September 5 through December 21.
HAL BROMM GALLERY, 90 West Broadway, New York City.
Desde New York at Hal Bromm
Above: Andreas Sterzing, Luis Frangella at Pier 34, 1983.
Below: Luis Frangella, Untitled (Red, Yellow, and Blue Male Torso), 1983, charcoal and acrylic on paper.
Untitled (One Day This Kid . . .) is one of dozens of landmark works by David Wojnarowicz now on view in the late artist’s retrospective at the Whitney.
DAVID WOJNAROWICZ—HISTORY KEEPS ME AWAKE AT NIGHT
Through September 30.
WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York City.
David Wojnarowicz, Untitled (One Day This Kid . . .), 1990–91. Photostat mounted on board, 29 13⁄16 × 40 1⁄8 in. (75.7 × 101.9 cm).
Image © Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City.
In conjunction with the artist’s retrospective at the Whitney, a exhibition of the installations of David Wojnarowicz is now on view in Chelsea.
SOON ALL THIS WILL BE PICTURESQUE RUINS—THE INSTALLATIONS OF DAVID WOJNAROWICZ
Through August 24.
P.P.O.W., 535 West 22nd Street, New York City.
Above: David Wojnarowicz (center) in You Killed Me First (1985), directed by Richard Kern.
Below: David Wojnarowicz, Science Totem, 1983 (detail).