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ACT UP

When confronted with a deeply damaging past, it becomes necessary to take action to return us to the present

Why ACT UP activists spray-painting over artist David McDiarmid’s ‘Rainbow Aphorisms’ posters scored an own goal

In further news: Angela Gulbenkian sued over Kusama pumpkin; and Pussy Riot re-arrested immediately after release from Russian detention 

Robin Campillo’s portrait of ACT UP Paris puts militancy before mourning

Gran Fury Welcome to America, 1989, laserprinted billboard, corner of Houston Street and Broadway, New York

AIDS activism now and then – 25 years of ACT UP and Gran Fury

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts / Harvard Art Museum, Boston, USA