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David Wojnarowicz

 (1954 - 1992)
David Wojnarowicz was active/lived in New Jersey, New York.  David Wojnarowicz is known for funk-modernist figurative imagery.

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David Wojnarowicz


"Wojnarowicz's work emerged directly from his life. He knew little art history, had no training past high school, and made a point of not trolling the galleries to see what everyone else was doing. Exposed to unusual hardship as a boy, as a sexually active teen, and as a street person, he didn't see his experience reflected in the culture. Art was his antidote. Art was his way of witnessing."
-- C. Carr

Self-taught painter, collagist, photographer and filmmaker David Wojnarowicz was born in 1954 in Red Bank, New Jersey, dying prematurely in 1992. A difficult childhood, brought on by an abusive family life and an emerging sense of his own homosexuality, Wojnarowicz dropped out of high school and was living on the streets by the ag  ...  Displaying 750 of 5296 characters.



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About  David Wojnarowicz

Born:  1954 - Red Bank, New Jersey
Died:   1992
Known for:  funk-modernist figurative imagery