Era: 1988—ACTIVISM

August 10, 1988: Artist Paul Thek dies of AIDS, age 55

Spirituality (Paul Thek) 1988-89

1988: Fear of Evolution

Fear of Monkeys/Evolution 1988

June 9 1988: Shows in Pop Apocalypse

Invitation to "Pop Apocalypse 9 June - 1 July 1988 at Gracie Mansion Gallery"

1988: Seven Miles a Second

Seven Miles a Second 1988

April 8 1988: Travels to Madrid, Paris

Silence Through Economics, 1988-89. Five gelatin silver prints, 32 1/2 x 31 7/16 inches overall

October 11 1988: David demonstrates with ACT UP at FDA

David Wojnarowicz holding tombstone at October 11, 1988 ACT UP "Seize Control of the FDA," protest. Photo copyright and courtesy J. Scott Applewhite.

April 29 1988: “Read My Lips” Kiss-In held in New York City

Gran Fury, "Read My Lips," Kiss-in Poster, April, 1988

1988 Summer: David films Beautiful People (with Jesse Hultberg)

Film still from Beautiful People, 1988

June 25 1988: David displays AIDS Memorial Quilt for Peter Hujar in Central Park

NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt panel including David Wojnarowicz's tribute to Peter Hujar

Spring 1988: David Tests positive for HIV