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Collage by Beau McCall: Diva Worship: Patti LaBelle, available at Childs Gallery, Boston

Beau McCall

American (b. 1957)

Diva Worship: Patti LaBelle, 2024
Collage printed with dye sublimation on aluminum

Number 1 in an edition of 3. From the series, Diva Worship.

In addition to providing comfort through her music, Patti LaBelle (similar to Dionne Warwick) has used her popularity within the Black LGBTQ+ community to raise awareness about the AIDS epidemic. According to the National Library of Medicine, “​​LaBelle became a spokeswoman for the National Minority AIDS Council in 1987 and promoted the ‘Live Long, Sugar’ campaign to encourage people of color to seek treatment for AIDS.”