Here To Inspire

Blood Works: The Sanguineous Art of Robert Sherer

The medium is the message in these drawings rendered in blood — both HIV-negative and HIV-positive.

BY Christopher Harrity

December 01 2012 4:00 AM ET

Protect Yourself from Pricks
HIV- blood/paper
12" x 10" oval
Collection: Steve Jarvis

Sherer: A well-dressed gentleman warning us about the dangers of unprotected sewing, thus the thimble. Obviously, the title and subject of this piece function on many different levels.