David Wojnarowicz
1954–1992

Introduction

David Michael Wojnarowicz ( VOY-nə-ROH-vitch; September 14, 1954 – July 22, 1992) was an American painter, photographer, writer, filmmaker, performance artist, songwriter/recording artist, and AIDS activist prominent in the East Village art scene. He incorporated personal narratives influenced by his struggle with AIDS as well as his political activism in his art until his death from the disease in 1992.

Wikidata identifier

Q952233

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Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, collagist, mixed-media artist, painter, performance artist, photographer, sculptor, writer

ULAN identifier

500081953

Names

David Wojnarowicz

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