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David Wojnarowicz

David Wojnarowicz poster image for the Rosa von Praunheim film Silence=Death, 1989, photographed by Andreas Sterzing. Courtesy © Andreas Sterzing

‘This retrospective portrays an inveterate outsider, a champion of the different and disempowered, as a fixture of a canon he reviled’

By Evan Moffitt

A newly-published collection of the artist’s journals allows silenced voices to speak

By Patrick Langley

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

With his new book How to Write an Autobiographical Novel published today, the writer shares the books that have influenced him

By Alexander Chee

Why can’t New York get over its ‘bad old days’?

By Dan Fox
P.P.O.W's Wendy Olsoff and Penny Pilkington and artist Anton van Dalen, and their Stand Prize awarded presentation at Frieze New York 2017. Photograph: Mark Blower. Courtesy: Mark Blower/Frieze

Stand Prizes at Frieze New York 2017 are awarded to P.P.O.W and Simone Subal Gallery

With her solo show opening at Emalin, the London-based artist shares her favourite works and artists

By Athena Papadopoulos

How remembering the AIDS epidemic helps endure the crises of today

By Lynne Tillman

Henry Moore Institute, Leeds & David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK

By Laura Smith
Marta Minujín, La Menesunda (detail), Instituto Torcuato Di Tella, 1965 Courtesy the artist and Henrique Faria, New York and Buenos Aires

Frieze Projects curator, Cecilia Alemani, reveals her unrealized (and occasionally unrealizable) projects

The enduring symbolism of a sewn mouth, from the works of David Wojnarowicz to recent protests by refugees

By Olivia Laing
Tariq Alvi, The Bandaged Lady (from Two Hankies diptych), 2005. Courtesy Kevin Killian and Dodie Bellamy

Three new publications intimately concerned with difficult bodies

By Olivia Laing