Dear Jean Pierre collects David Wojnarowicz’s transatlantic correspondence to his Parisian lover Jean Pierre Delage between 1979 and 1982.
Edited by James Hoff with text by Cynthia Carr, this epistolary portrait shows David’s formation as an artist and writer through his tender letters to his Parisian lover—with artwork, photographs and ephemera.
James Hoff of the Paris Review writes:
“Capturing a foundational moment for Wojnarowicz’s artistic and literary practice, the letters not only reveal his captivating personality but also index the development of the visual language that would go on to define him as one of the preeminent artists of his generation.”
Additional resources re: David Wojnarowicz, Dear Jean Pierre. Editor James Hoff with text by Cynthia Carr. New York: Primary Info, 2023.