From the Pines with Love -1992

From the Pines with Love-1992. From the Pines with Love was created in 1985 by John Whyte and Paul Dean. This was the Pines communities answer to tthe growing AIDS crisis. It would become a tradition that was repeated in 1990, 1991,. Singer Dionne Warwick returned with even more talent...

Paul Thek- Art history.

Paul Thek- Art history.     Paul Thek (November 2, 1933 - August 10, 1988) was a painter, sculptor and artist who died of AIDS in New York City. He was 54 years old. Thek’s lover, the photographer Peter Hujar, died a year earlier of AIDS on November 25, 1987....

Jack Brusca – Art history.

 Art history- Jack Brusca. (1937 - July 31, 1993) Jack Mitchell/Getty Images Many artists have found their way to the Pines. Some for fun, sex, inspiration, or all of that combined. Artist Jack Brusca was just one.  Born in New York in 1939, Brusca studied at the University of New...

Art history- W.H. Auden

Art history- W.H. Auden 1907-1973.   Poet W.H. Auden and lover Chester Kallman fell for the uninhibited homosexual ambiance at Duffy's Hotel in Cherry Grove in 1944. At the end of the 1945 season Auden bought a cottage for $500.00 on Main Walk with married friends James and Tania Stern....