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Guide to the David Wojnarowicz Papers
ca. 1954-1992
 MSS 092

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Title: David Wojnarowicz Papers
Dates [inclusive]: ca. 1954-1992
Abstract: David Wojnarowicz was a painter, writer, photographer, filmmaker, performer, and activist. He made super-8 films, created the photographic series "Arthur Rimbaud in New York", performed in the band Three Teens Kill 4 - No Motive, and exhibited his work in well known East Village galleries. In 1985, he was included in the Whitney Biennial, the so-called "Graffiti Show". He died of AIDS on July 22, 1992. The David Wojnarowicz Papers includes journals, correspondence, manuscripts, photography, film, video and audio works, source and production materials, objects, and ephemera.
Quantity: 128.0 linear feet (ca. 175 boxes)
Call Phrase: MSS 092