Dead Friends 3

Photographic Prints

John Douglas

Elizabeth Bay, Australia

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Small 10.1" x 8.0"
Medium 15.1" x 12.0"
Large 20.1" x 16.0"
X large 25.2" x 20.0"


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Synthetic polymer paint and newspaper collage on paper. From a series documenting friends who have died from HIV/AIDS related illnesses.

We’d sit on the same park bench every Sunday afternoon. “At least I’m a natural blond,” David, a model, would sniff about some passer-by, and JohnG and I would laugh.
This was our last outing together. David didn’t leave our apartment. Confined to his bed for the next two years, slowly wasting away, alternating between diarrhoea and constipation depending on how much morphine he’d had. JohnG quit his job and cared for David.
After David’s death, John G compiled David’s funny and moving comments and convinced a newspaper to publish them.
After the publication JohnG became ill and died.

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