1987: Iolo Carew dies of AIDS

Iolo Carew, 1980. Silver Gelatin Print, 11x14 in.

October 2 1987: The New York Times reviews “The Four Elements” show

Michael Brensen review, "the Four Elements," Gracie Mansion Gallery, NYTimes, October 26, 1987

1987: Das Reingold: New York Schism

Das Reingold: New York Schism 1987

1987 David films Around Clown with Steven Doughton

MAY 31 1987: Reagan First Addresses AIDS Publicly

Granfury poster, 1987. Courtesy New York Public Library digital collection.

1987 January 2: Peter Hujar Tests HIV+

Stencil on Peter Hujar's January 8, 1987 AIDS diagnosis letter from The David Wojnarowicz Papers in the Downtown Collection of Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University

June 1987: AIDS Memorial Quilt Begun

AIDS Memorial Quilt panel 1987

JULY 26 1987: 300 protest PresidentIal Commission on AIDS

July 26, 1987 New York Times article on protest of Cardinal O'Connor appointment

1987 April: First HIV Blood Test developed

1987 blood test

April 1987: Travels to the Caribbean with Tom

David Wojnarowicz in St John US Virgin Islands (date unknown). Courtesy Tom Rauffenbart.