Gran Fury



Ball, Edward. “Publicists to the Epidemic.” New York Magazine. Jan 8, 1990: 22


Baran, Adam. “Gran Fury at 80wse,” Keep the Lights, February 3, 2012

Bordowitz, Gregg. General Idea: Imagevirus. London: Afterall, 2010.

Bushak, Lecia. “The legacy of ‘80s art collective Gran Fury is now part of history, but the work remains as furious as ever,” Capital, February 28, 2012

Clementi, James. “Activism as Art: Gran Fury Gets a NYC Retrospective,” OUT, January 31, 2012

Colucci, Emily. “Is Art Enough? Gran Fury in Perspective,” hyperallergic, February 21, 2012


Crimp, Douglas. “AIDS: Cultural Analysis/Cultural Activism” October 43 (Winter 1987): 3-16. Reprinted in AIDS: Cultural Analysis/Cultural Activism, Douglas Crimp. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1988: 7-12.


Crimp, Douglas, and Adam Rolston. AIDS Demo Graphics. Seattle: Bay Press, 1990.


Crimp, Douglas. “Mourning and Militancy” Out There: Marginalization and Contemporary Culture. Ed. Russell Ferguson, et al. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1990.


Crimp, Douglas. “Right on Girlfriend” Fear Of A Queer Planet: Queer Politics and Social Theory. Ed. Michael Warner. Minneapolis: Univ. Of Minnesota Press, 1993.


Crimp, Douglas. Melancholia and Moralism — Essays on AIDS and Queer Politics. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2002.


Crimp, Douglas. “Gran Fury talks to Douglas Crimp.” Artforum, April, 2003


Deitcher, David. “GranFury” Discourses: Conversations In Postmodern Art And Culture. Ed. Russell Ferguson, et al. New York: The New Museum of Contemporary Art. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1990: 196-208.


Deitcher, David. “What Does Silence Equal Now” Art Matters: How The Culture Wars Changed America. Ed. Julie Ault, et al. New York: NYU Press, 1999


Dubin, Steven C. Arresting Images: Impolitic Art and Uncivil Actions. New York, Routledge, 1992.


Gober, Robert. “Interview.” BOMB Magazine, Issue #34, Winter 1991: 9-13.


Godmer, Gilles and Real Lussier. Pour La Suite du Monde. Montreal: Musée d’art contemporain de Montreal, 1992.

“Gran Fury: Read My Lips” Exhibit Documents AIDS Activist Art Collective’s Work,” Huffington Post,  

January 30, 2012

“Gran Fury “Read My Lips”,” NY Art Beat, January 28, 2012

“Gran Fury: Read My Lips,” Time Out New York, January 30, 2012


Green, Jesse “When Political Art Mattered”, New York Times. Dec 7, 2003

Hasselle, Della. “NYU Exhibit Features Artists’ Response to New York’s AIDS Crisis,” DNAinfo, January 26, 2012

Heller, Steven. “How AIDS Was Branded: Looking Back at ACT UP Design,” The Atlantic, January 12, 2012


Jacobs, Karrie and Steven Heller. Angry Graphics: Protest Posters of The Reagan/Bush Era. Peregrine Smith Books, 1992.

Jones, Eliel, “Make AIDS Visible: Gran Fury's Provoking Billboards,” Frieze, November 7, 2018


Kalaidjian, Walter. American Culture Between The Wars: Revisionary Modernism and Postmodern Critique. Columbia University Press, 1993: 261-263.


Knafo, Robert. “Taking it to the Streets: Public Art and AIDS” Public Art Issues: Public Art and AIDS. New York, NY: The Public Art Fund, 1992: 2-3.


McQuiston, Liz. Graphic Agitation: Social and Political Graphics since the Sixties. London: Phaidon Press, 1993.


Meyers, James. “AIDS and Postmodernism.” Arts Magazine. vol. 66 no. 8 Apr. 1992: 62-68.


Meyer, Richard, “This is to Enrage You” But is it Art?. Ed. Nina Felshin. Seattle: Bay Press, 1995.


Meyer, Richard, “Gran Fury” Gay Histories and Cultures: An Encyclopedia. Ed. George Haggerty, et al. Taylor & Francis, 2000: 640-641.


Meyer, Richard. Outlaw Representation: Censorship and Homosexuality in Twentieth-Century American Art. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.


Olander, William. “The Window on Broadway by ACT UP” Democracy: A Project by Group Material. Ed. Brian Wallis. New York: Dia Art Foundation. Seattle: Bay Press, 1990: 277-278.


Reed, Thomas Vernon. The Art of Protest: Culture and Activism from the Civil Rights Movement to the Streets of Seattle. Minneapolis: Univ. Of Minnesota Press, 2005: 179-217.


Ribalta, Jorge. Domini Public. Barcelona: Centre d’Art Santa Mònica, 1994.


Shearer, Linda. “Towards an “International” Perspective?” Catalogue General 1990, La Biennale di Venezia. Ed. Simonetta Rasponi. Venice: La Biennale di Venezia. Milan: Gruppo Editoriale Fabbri S.p.A., 1990: 277-280.


Weinberg, Jonathan. Ambition and Love In Modern American Art. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001: 259-262

Wolf, Matt. “The Faces of AIDS - 100 Most Influential Photos”, Time, On-line video


Zita Grover, Jan. “AIDS: Public Issues, Public Art” Public Art Issues: Public Art and AIDS. New York, NY: The Public Art Fund, 1992: 2-3.


Zita Grover, Jan. “Public Art on AIDS: On the Road with Art Against AIDS” A Leap in the Dark. Ed. Allan Klusaéek, et al. Montreal: Artextes. Montreal: Véhicule Press, 1992: 58-70.