Douglas Crimp

Douglas Crimp is Fanny Knapp Allen Professor of Art History at the University of Rochester and the author of On the Museum’s Ruins and Melancholia and Moralism: Essays on AIDS and Queer Politics. More

Douglas Crimp is Fanny Knapp Allen Professor of Art History at the University of Rochester and the author of On the Museum’s Ruins and Melancholia and Moralism: Essays on AIDS and Queer Politics. From 1977 to 1990 he was an editor of October magazine, for which he edited the 1987 special issue AIDS: Cultural Analysis, Cultural Activism. Our Kind of Movie, his book on Andy Warhol’s films, will be published by MIT Press in April 2012.

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