1982: Peter Hujar Dreaming-Yukio Mishima-St. Sebastian

Peter Hujar Dreaming-Yukio Mishima-St. Sebastian 1982

1982: Junk Diptych

Detail Junk Diptych 1982

July 3, 1981: New York Times Reports Rare Cancer Among Homosexual Men

July 3 1981 New York Times article 'Rare Cancer Seen in 41 Homosexuals'

January 11, 1983: Curates “Three Part Variety” show

Announcement card for Three Part Variety show at Alexander Milliken Gallery, 1983

1982: David creates first film, “Heroin”

June 11 1982: Creates First Installation

Detail, "411" installation, June 11, 1982. Public Illumination Gallery.

Spring 1982: Gracie Mansion Gallery Opens

Tim Greathouse, Gracie Mansion, Gallerist, 1983 Courtesy Daniel Cooney Fine Art

January 4 1982: Gay Men’s Health Crisis Founded

First GMHC (Gay Men's Health Crisis) newsletter published July 1, 1982, addresses questions about to address GRID (Gay Related Immune Deficiency).

1982: Creates First Works on Paper

Untitled Stencils, 1982. 10.75x8.75 in. from The David Wojnarowicz Papers in The Downtown Collection, Fales Collection, New York University

June 11 1982: Assessed by First Art Critic

Cover of exhibition catalog for Fast, 1982, Alexander Milliken gallery group show, New York, 1982