Rick Gerharter is a San Francisco-based free-lance photojournalist. This collection of images was selected by the artist and
documents activities in San Francisco's LGBT community from 1988 through mid-1995. Many photos were taken while on assignment
Bay Area Reporter and capture the intensity and emotion of many facets of queer life, including AIDS activism, celebration, care-giving, sports,
Rick Gerharter is a San Francisco-based freelance photojournalist who has been documenting the LGBT communities since 1987.
His work has appeared in numerous international and national publications, most regularly in the weekly newspaper, the
Bay Area Reporter. His work is featured in the books:
Out in the Castro: desire, promise, activism;
Witness the Love: stories from the heart of the AIDS epidemic;
Gay by the Bay; and
Out in America: a portrait of gay and lesbian life. His work also appears in numerous other books, videos and publications.
2 oversized boxes
(26 images, silver gelatin prints, 11 x 14", matted size 16 x 20")
Copyright retained by Rick Gerharter.
The collection is available for viewing during Photo Desk hours: Tuesday: 1-5; Thursday: 1-5; Saturday: 10-12, 1-5.