This is a spirited memoir splashed with color, by Douglas Crimp, a much-loved member of New York City s arts and gay communities.The memoir is a picaresque tale of a young gay man and art critic in New York City in the 1970sbefore AIDS ravaged those closely linked communities. It is filled with anecdotes and gossip about Crimp s sexual exploits, disco, offbeat cinema, life behind the scenes at Art News and during the early days of October, a bizarre trip to visit Agnes Martin in New Mexico, Crimp s early jobs with fashion ...

Before Pictures 2016, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226423456