Frank Moore at Grey Gallery

Mira Shor reviews Frank Moore's exhibition Toxic Beauty in her blog A Year of Positive Thinking. Shor writes about Moore's early death from AIDS in 2002


he grapples with the face of fatal illness and the Death that ravaged a community of gay men in the ’80s and ’90s, the death of his lover, his own battle with death. Another theme of the paintings from this period is the death of a Nature ravaged by human intervention....Start with death, with painting as the best medium to express death.  more


Frank Moore, Easter, 1994. Oil on canvas, 20 1/4 x 27 1/8 inches.




Detail of painting and frame, Frank Moore, Wizard, 1994, oil and silkscreen on canvas, mounted on wood, in artist’s frame (pharmaceuticals, resin, and aluminum), 68 x 95 1/2 inches– 


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