Is This the First AIDS Artwork?

Shimon Attie, Untitled Memory (projection of Axel H.), 1998, Ektacolor photograph. ©2015 SHIMON ATTIE/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK / VG BILD-KUNST, BONN/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY, NEW YORK

Shimon Attie, Untitled Memory (projection of Axel H.), 1998, Ektacolor photograph.

©2015 SHIMON ATTIE/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK / VG BILD-KUNST, BONN/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY, NEW YORK