Peter Hujar: Speed of Life

The life and art of Peter Hujar (1934–1987) were rooted in downtown New York. Private by nature, combative in manner, well-read, and widely connected, Hujar inhabited a world of avant-garde dance, music, art, and drag performance. His mature career paralleled the public unfolding of gay life between the Stonewall uprising in 1969 and the AIDS crisis of the 1980s.

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January 26, 2018 through May 20, 2018

Peter Hujar (1934–1987), Boy on Raft, 1978, gelatin silver print. The Morgan Library & Museum. Purchased on the Charina Endowment Fund. © 2017 Peter Hujar Archive, LLC. Emily Phoenix.

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