Groundbreaking “Art AIDS America” Exhibition Opens In Chicago On Worlds AIDS Day

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Art AIDS America, a groundbreaking exhibition which underscores the deep and unforgettable presence of HIV in American art, culminates its U.S. tour here at the Alphawood Gallery (2401 North Halsted Street, Chicago). 100+ works by internationally recognized artists including Roger Brown, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Keith Haring, Jenny Holzer, Annie Leibovitz, and David Wojnarowicz explore artistic responses to AIDS in this temporary space that has been created in a former bank by the Chicago-based Alphawood Foundation.  The only Midwest venue on the tour, admission to the exhibition will be free with timed tickets; it opens on World AIDS Day, Thursday, December 1, 2016, continuing through Sunday, April 2, 2017. Prior to Chicago, Art AIDS America will have appeared at the Tacoma Art Museum in Washington State, the Zuckerman Museum in suburban Atlanta, and the Bronx Museum of the Arts in New York City generating considerable interest and attention at each location. For more information, visit A full press release is available for download HERE.