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A negative image in black and blue of a naked man kissing a woman as he places one hand on her breast, the other on her groin; with the statement in German 'Be so kind!'; one of 9 safe-sex advertisements for the AIDS-Hilfe Wien. Colour lithograph by Matthias Hermann, ca. 1995.
- Herrmann, Matthias, 1963-
About this work
Wien (1080 Wien, Wickenburggasse 14) : AIDS-Hilfe Wien, [1995?]
1 print : lithograph, printed in blue, black, and white ; sheet 83.9 x 59.3 cm
Sei so lieb! AIDS-Hilfe. © Copyright AIDS-Hilfe Wien. Beratungsstelle: ... Tel: ... Foto: Matthias Herrmann, Grafik Design: A. Pawlik, F. Pumhösl - Atelier für Gestaltung. (Mitarbeit: S. Pfeffer)
Matthias Herrmann [photo] A. Pawlik/F. Pumhösl [design] AIDS-Hilfe Wien AIDS-Hilfe Wien 1995? © Copyright AIDS-Hilfe Wien AIDS-Hilfe Wien Austrian includes telephone number of AIDS-Hilfe Wien 01/04/2009 UkLW Transcription from the item
Wellcome Library no. 675197i
Drew Frist, 'Matthias Herrmann, exhibition-ist au courant', NY arts: the international guide to the art world, January-February 2006
The German photographer Matthias Herrmann from the 1980s produced photographs of the male nude, often using his own body, "partially done as a response to the AIDS crisis -- born out of a need to show off a healthy, potent and not endangered gay male body" (Frist, loc. cit.)
Bears logo: AIDS-Hilfe in white on black within a grey circle
A condom forms the letter 'o' of 'so'
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