Marginal Waters

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Doug Ischar, MW 19, from the series Marginal Waters, 1985/2009

Doug Ischar, MW 19, from the series Marginal Waters, 1985/2009

Ischar’s body of photographs from 1985, never before seen in its entirety, were taken on the now defunct Belmont Rocks in the city of Chicago, one of the most visible urban gay beaches in North America during the height of the AIDS crisis.

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