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This article brings jointly the private, communal, and nationwide political strands that interweave during the author's paintings from its beginnings and defines his position as a latest artist, activist, and homosexual guy.

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Photo © 2003 by Johan Elbers.  :    stand there for about five minutes and you always see someone you know.    : past the Ukranian restaurant, past Seventh Street, past the Kiev Ukranian restaurant, past the kosher bakery, past the Immigrant Savings Bank, all on the right side of the street on Second Avenue. So you go : down First Avenue to Eighth Street— : down First Avenue to St. Marks Place—     : Right where the pizza place is, and then you go west on St. Marks Place to Second Avenue— : Come back here.

Miller’s vocation as teacher and mentor has been influenced by his religious sense, which is often manifested in his teaching practices. ” For Miller, religious commitment characteristically points toward social action. A particularly intense period of religious thinking for Miller came in 1989 and 1990, through his association with the activist Episcopal priest Malcolm Boyd. The most visible manifestation of this renewed spiritual engagement was a pair of performance sermons during Easter season at an Episcopal parish in Santa Monica.

Us is an angry work, which is consistent with his political focus, since indignation flows from frustrated idealism and provides the energy for activism. ” For now, the task is simply making room for these American families to exist. Nevertheless, if the prospect of a gay-positive America seems, despite everything, less remote than it did when Tim Miller began performing a quartercentury ago, he can—and justifiably does—claim some of the credit. ” In the process he has created a vital body of work that points directions toward a more just future.

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