The art: Gran Fury, Kissing Doesn’t Kill: Greed and Indifference Do, 1989. The piece was ‘installed’ on New York City buses, a poster mounted on aluminum.
The news: “Chronicling AIDS activists’ darkest days: Harvard project collects an oral history,” by Martine Powers in the Boston Globe. The story discusses Harvard’s purchase of the oral history archive of ACT UP. Harvard’s involvement with the archive started via then-Harvard Art Museums curator Helen Molesworth, who curated this exhibition and who later helped initiate the acquisition. (Molesworth is now the chief curator of the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston). You can view the archive here.