Garden (AIDS Memorial for Harvey Milk Plaza)


Channel 4, Live at Five on Four. News Interview with artist Rudy Lemcke by Evan White.


National Public Radio

Newspapers and Periodicals

—-, “AIDS Garden Nears Reality,” Sentinel, August 4, 1988.

—-, “San Francisco AIDS Memorial,” Advocate Magazine, Los Angeles, September 27, 1988.

Griffith, Keith, “AIDS Activist Opposes Memorial,” Sentinel, August 19, 1988.

Hippler, Mike, “…Their Memory Ever to Keep,” Bay Area Reporter, August 4, 1988.

Lemcke, Rudy, “Garden Memorial Artist Responds,” Sentinel, August 19, 1988.

Porges, Maria, “San Francisco,” Contemporanea-International Arts Magazine, Italy, July/August, 1988.

Zane, Maitlan, “S. F. Memorial Garden for Victims of AIDS,” S.F. Chronicle, August 3, 1988. Local/Nation.

White, Allen, “Memorial Garden Planned For Plaza,” Bay Area Reporter, August 4, 1988.

Letters to the Editor (regarding the Memorial project)

Almanetti, Peter, “Untimely Memorial,” Sentinel, August 26, 1988.

Clayton, R.M., “Timely Exchange,” Sentinel, September 9, 1988

Youngblood, Tom, “Nameless Stars,” Sentinel, August 12, 1988.

Youngblood, Tom, “Bronze Harry,” Sentinel, September 2, 1988.

Monument and Memorial show at New Langton

The models for the “Garden” were part of a group show at New Langton Arts in August 1988.

This Show was held in conjunction with other “South of Market (SOMA)” art galleries and spaces as a month long event called SoMARTS Against AIDS focusing on AIDS and its impact on the arts in San Francisco.

Baker, Kenneth,  “Art That’s a Medium of Memory,” S.F. Chronicle, August 24, 1988.

Helfand, Glen, “Beneficial Arts,” Sentinel, July 29, 1988.

Calendar Listings/ Arts inserts

San Francisco Focus Magazine, Events, August, 1988
San Francisco Examiner/Chronicle, Datebook, August, 1988
Artweek, Gallery Listings, August, 1988.
SOMA magazine, Events, August, 1988.
Bay Area Reporter, Calendar, August, 1988.
Sentinel, Calendar, August, 1988.