Peter Hujar - Self-Portrait in Black T-Shirt, 1976 - Photo by Peter Hujar

Peter Hujar

United States 1934 - 1987

Photography

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Peter Hujar
Peter Hujar
Male
United States
1934
September 4, 2013
Bojan is an author for Widewalls. He is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Belgrade, majoring in English studies. He is particularly interested in English linguistics and culture. Bojan is also interested in Photography and Digital Art.

Peter Hujar 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 he was enormously admired for his completely uncompromising attitude towards work and life. He died of AIDS in 1987, leaving behind a complex and profound body of photographs.