Peter Hujar

1934–1987

Peter Hujar, ‘Shaggy Cow, Hyrkin Farm (II)’ 1978
Shaggy Cow, Hyrkin Farm (II) 1978
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Peter Hujar (October 11, 1934 – November 26, 1987) was an American photographer best known for his black and white portraits. He has been recognized posthumously as a major American photographer of the late-twentieth century. Yet Hujar's work received only marginal public recognition during his lifetime.

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