Love’s Body: Art in the Age of AIDS
By: Dan Grunebaum | Oct 7, 2010 | Issue: 863 | No Comments | 2,657 views

David Wojnarowicz, Untitled (Falling Buffalo), 1988-89
Courtesy of the Estate of David Wojnarowicz and P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York, NY

In 1998, the then-new Museum of Photography presented “Love’s Body: Rethinking Naked and Nude in Photography.” More than a decade later, the museum again looks at representations of the body, this time in the light of AIDS and its overwhelming impact on art since the ’80s. Some of the images on show, by artists such as New York-based Cuban Felix Gonzalez-Torres, reflect the photographers’ own battles with AIDS and the social stigma they suffer.

Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
Akira Kurosawa Centenary Exhibition: All for Cinema. Until Oct 11, free (elem and under)/¥700 (MS, HS, 65 and over)/¥800 (univ)/¥1,000 (general). Love’s Body: Art in the Age of AIDS. Until Dec 5, free (elem and under)/¥600 (MS, HS, 65 and over)/¥700 (univ)/¥800 (general). Human Images of the 20th Century: All Photographs are Portraits. Oct 9-Dec 5, free (elem and under)/¥300 (MS, HS, 65 and over)/¥400 (univ)/¥500 (general). Yebisu Garden Place, 1-13-3 Mita, Meguro-ku. Tel: 03-3280-0099. Open Tue-Sun 10am-6pm (Thu & Fri until 8pm). Nearest stn: Ebisu, east exit.



Email This Post


Print This Post
Rate this
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

International Dance School in Meguro
Japan/Ukraine Joint Ballet Concert in December
Reserve your winter break flight tickets!
Lots of deals in Nov & Dec too!
Ebisu Best Color International Hair Salon
Cut: ¥5,940~, Highlights: ¥8,650, -20% off first visit
Search Guesthouse at OAKHOUSE
120 Locations, 2050 Rooms. Click more info!
Curly Hair Specialist in Tokyo
Nepenji's Kiyoko has tips for your tresses
Sharehouses located all over Tokyo.
Luxurious accommodation at affordable prices.
Serviced Apartments Azabu Court
Daily, weekly, monthly extended stay studios/suites
Friendly Female English Speaking Dentist
Pediatric, orthodontic and cosmetic treatments
Accommodation in Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba
Car Accident & Other Legal Problems
Legal advice from English speaking attorney-at-law
REAL ESTATE in Tokyo - Rent & Sale
Best source for expat housing, office, investment
Tokyo Furnished Apartments
No Key money, deposit, agent fee, guarantor!