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HUJAR, Peter (1934 - 1987), Photographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online July 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199773787
HUJAR, Peter (1934 - 1987), Photographer

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 11 October 1934, in Trenton, New Jersey; died 26 November 1987, in New York City.

Photographer. Portraits.

Peter Hujar graduated from the High School of Art and Design in New York City in 1952 and subsequently worked in commercial and fashion photography. In the early 1970s, Hujar gave up commercial work, concentrating instead on making art photographs of lovers and friends

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