Metropolitan Museum of Art #1, 2002, Derek Jackson c-print, 11x14

Forbes says, "The compulsion to collect can be related to a wide array of objects such as coins, marbles, figurines, newspapers and pieces of paper. Hoarding, the more extreme end of the collecting spectrum, has even become the focus of popular reality television shows, documenting how this compulsion can take over a person's life. At times this drive to collect can be directly tied to someone's sexuality and sexual identity." Read more.

Each month, Visual AIDS invites guest curators, drawn from both the arts and AIDS communities, to select several works from the Frank Moore Archive Project and Visual AIDS Artists Registry.

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Derek Jackson

Robert Blanchon

Jerry Hooten

horea

Joel Wateres

Michael Golden

Gin Louie

Barton Lidice Beneš

Curtis Carman

Elliott Linwood

Frank Green

Brent Nicholson Earle

Jose Luis Cortes

Gregory Veney