Fire in the Belly: The Life and Times of David Wojnarowicz
Wojnarowicz was an incredible writer and artist, but Carr goes d ...more
David's view on art is complicated and nuanced. But his view on the inaction of the government and the Catholic church is unapologetic, and that shows in his art.
This book is really a must-read; Carr is able to bring to life the East Village art scene through journals, interviews, and her own personal experience. ...more
David Wojnar ...more
Cynthia Carr knows how to write informatively, yet with a degree of informality that makes reading her feel like a conversation. This approach was perfect for a rathe ...more
Galás does not remember being on Second Avenue that night, but she made an indelible impression on Zimmerman and Glantzman.
She had walked by, but as they were putting David into the hearse, she spun around and ran back, yelling, 'Who is that? Is that David Wojnarowicz?' Zimmerman and Brown didn't answer. What Glantzman remembers is that Diamanda Galás was there at the door, screaming. 'As if our feelings were amplified,' said Glantzman. 'Hysterical screaming.”