Alison M. Gingeras

 Gran Fury Title  (198X) Courtesy the artist and Gallery X

The New York artist/activist collective Gran Fury emerged in 1988 out of ACT UP. As “individuals united in anger and dedicated to exploiting the power of art to end the AIDS crisis”, they shaped public discourse about AIDS with iconic agitprop imagery.  By Alison M. Gingeras and Jamieson Webster

Can you separate an artist and their work? What if their life is itself an artwork? In the early 1970s Otto Muehl founded a commune that defied social norms and declared it a revolutionary artwork. About a failed experiment and what it can tell us about our own time. By Alison Gingeras & Jamieson Webster

 LaToya Ruby Frazier,  Students and Residents outside Northwestern High School (est. 1964) awaiting the arrival of President Barack Obama, May 4th 2016, III

LaToya Ruby Frazier, Students and Residents outside Northwestern High School (est. 1964)
awaiting the arrival of President Barack Obama, May 4th 2016, III

Is gallery just a business? Or are galleries also in the business of making community? By Alison Gingeras