Avram Finkelstein

Visual Arts Residency

Avram Finkelstein is an artist, writer, and founding member of the Silence=Death and Gran Fury collectives. His work has been shown at MoMA, the Whitney Museum, the Cooper Hewitt Museum, and the Metropolitan Museum, all in New York, and is in the permanent collections of MoMA, the Whitney, the New Museum, the Metropolitan Museum, and the Brooklyn Museum, all in New York, and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. He is featured in the artist oral history project at the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art and his book After Silence: A History of AIDS Through its Images was nominated for an International Center of Photography 2018 Infinity Award in Critical Writing And Research. He has been interviewed by the New York Times, Frieze, Artforum, NPR, Slate, and Interview, and spoken about art, activism, LGBTQ cultural production, and the American Left at Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and NYU.