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An artist who lived and worked in New York City
For our June issue, artist Barton Benes collaborates with his late friend Ruth Truth, a confirmed cross-dresser, and his late Aunt Evelyn.
POZ remembers friends who died of AIDS in the five years since the magazine’s birth.
New Yorker Barton Benes saved thousands of letters written in the ’70s by his Aunt Evelyn, a Florida widow and confirmed crank.
New Yorker Barton Benes saved thousands of letters that his Aunt Evelyn, a Florida widow, sent him daily in the ’70s.
New Yorker Barton Benes saved thousands of letters that his Aunt Evelyn wrote during their daily correspondence in the ’70s.
New York City artist Barton Benes saved thousands of letters that his Aunt Evelyn wrote during their daily correspondence in the ’70s.
Barton Benes makes art combining images with text from the thousands of letters his Aunt Evelyn wrote to him in the ’70s.
All this one neighbor does, is bring me leftovers after a party
Barton Benes’ five-year correspondence with his Aunt Evelyn is surely one of modern art’
Gay Widowers is a vault of memory; it holds essays that
will make you sad, mad, even laugh.
Blood feuds and the ash trade cross national borders
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