Peter Hujar

American, 1934-1987

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Peter Hujar

American, 1934-1987

1,396 followers

Hujar, who died of AIDS in 1987, left behind a complex and profound body of photographs. He was a …

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Hujar, who died of AIDS in 1987, left behind a complex and profound body of photographs. He was a leading figure in the group of artists, musicians, writers, and performers at the forefront of the cultural scene in downtown New York in the 1970s and early '80s, and was enormously admired for his completely …

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Solo show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 4 more
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 5 more
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