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[[top image - print of people]] KIKI SMITH Born 1954 Lives in New York City All our Sisters 1989 silkscreen on muslin 58 x 112 inches Courtesy: Fawbush Gallery All Our Sisters is a companion piece to one I made for the AIDS quilt in memory of the many thousands of women disappeared by AIDS. The Paper Body hovers near the ceiling as a presence of absence like the many souls of my community dead from AIDS alive in me. [[bottom image - chair]] JANET STEIN Born 1955 Lives in New York City Queen B: Easy Chair Dress 1989 mixed media I'm interested in the metaphoric possibilities of a well dressed chair, and its beckoning promise of comfort. However, I created a hybrid and elevated it. It's been given an interior and I've crossed the language of shelter with that of the human facade. 28 [[end page]] [[start page]] [[image - painting of man and camera]] TABBOO! STEPHEN TASHJIAN Born 1959 Lives in New York City Portrait of Mark Morrisroe 1985-86 acrylic on canvas Portrait of Mark Morrisroe and You can't pre guess when it's gonna strike, but baby when it does... deal with AIDS as an inescapable subject that is bound to rear its head in the subject matter of my paintings. 29
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