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The Ruins of the Khroma Key Klub, 1985 (destroyed) by General Idea
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GENERAL IDEA - Pavilion Construction Hoarding (1975) 01 by J0N6 on Flickr.
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General Idea. AIDS SCULPTURE,1998. INSTALLATION VIEW MUSÉE D’ART MODERNE DE LA VILLE DE PARIS, ARC, PARIS, 2011
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Commemorating World Aids Day by looking by into the archives.
General Idea, AIDS, 1989
General Idea’s recent AIDS projects—paintings, installations, posters and postage stamps—transform Robert Indiana’s LOVE icon of the 1960s into an icon for the 1980s. Indiana’s LOVE has been appropriated by consumer culture, marketed in every form from cocktail napkins to the graphics for the movie “Love Story.” General Idea has re-appropriated the image and reintroduced it back into an art context. While Indiana’s image was a plea for brotherly love and sexual freedom, General Idea’s AIDS poster calls on the power of love in today’s crisis. Read on
Learn more about World Aids Day here.