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Wojnarowicz, David

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00198450
Wojnarowicz, David

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 14 September 1954, in Red Bank (New Jersey); died 22 July 1992, of an AIDS-related illness.

Painter (mixed media), collage artist, sculptor, photographer.

David Wojnarowicz suffered an abusive family life and dropped out of school at 16, living on the streets and travelling the USA until he settled in New York’s East Village in ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage ; Photography and Photographs ; Sculpture and Carving ; 20th-Century Art ; Art of the United States

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