AIDS pastel drawings early 1990s
The early 1990s were a difficult time in the gay community. Several of my friends were HIV+ and some were dying of AIDS. I visited several friends in hospitals, and after I returned to my studio I would draw. This is one of the rare times that I used chalk pastels on rough coloured paper. Pastels allowed me to fill the space more easily, especially with a darkened background. As with the Etienne drawings I would attempt to put in the visitor.
These are mid-
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