David Wojnarowicz. Savarin Coffee. 1983

David Wojnarowicz Savarin Coffee 1983

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Wojnarowicz was a prominent artist, writer, musician, and activist in downtown New York in the 1980s and 1990s. Inspired by the language of Pop art, this drawing is from a series of works based on supermarket advertisements and comic strip vignettes, and invoking illness, eroticism, and death. Wojnarowicz considered his art practice to be closely related to his music, and he was a member of the postpunk band 3 Teens Kill 4 (3TK4).

Gallery label from Looking at Music: Side 2, June 10–November 30, 2009.
Medium
Synthetic polymer paint on supermarket poster
Dimensions
43 1/2 x 32" (110.5 x 81.3 cm)
Credit
Gift of Emily and Jerry Spiegel
Object number
513.2004
Copyright
© 2021 Estate of David Wojnarowicz
Department
Drawings and Prints

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