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    DescriptionCelebrated and revered by artists, the work of Peter Hujar remains something of a public secret, but his photographs dealing with sex and eroticism, made between the years 1969 and 1986, have come to define a certain era in New York. Today they are widely considered to be his finest and most radical work. Hujar's view of the human body is uninhibited and uncompromising, but his poignant explorations of sexuality and desire also project a universal humanity; as Nan Goldin said of Hujar's nudes, "Looking at his photographs of nude men, even of a naked baby boy, is the closest I ever came to experience what it is to inhabit male flesh." This monograph, published in conjunction with an exhibition at Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco, is the first to deal specifically with Hujar's photographs of love and lust. Captured in deeply textured black and white, these photographs present a view of human relationships that encompasses both the tender and taboo. This volume also contains an interview with author Fran Lebowitz from 1989, and newly commissioned essays by Vince Aletti and Stephen Koch. Peter Hujar (1934-1987) was born in Trenton, New Jersey and moved to Manhattan to work in the magazine, advertising and fashion industries. He documented the vibrant cultural scene of downtown New York throughout the 1970s and 1980s. In 1976, he published "Portraits in Life and Death," with an introduction by Susan Sontag. Hujar died of AIDS in 1987.


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    Title
    Peter Hujar - Love and Lust
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Jeffrey Fraenkel, Text by Vince Aletti, Text by Stephen Koch, By (photographer) Peter Hujar
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 82
    Width: 279 mm
    Height: 345 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 930 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781881337379
    ISBN 10: 1881337375
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: AJB
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    B&T General Subject: 625
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    Libri: I-AP
    BISAC V2.8: PHO023030
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 54
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25870
    LC classification: TR
    Abridged Dewey: 770
    B&T Approval Code: A06306400
    BISAC V2.8: PHO011030
    DC23: 779.092
    Illustrations note
    black & white halftones
    Publisher
    Fraenkel Gallery,US
    Imprint name
    Fraenkel Gallery,US
    Publication date
    01 April 2014
    Publication City/Country
    San Francisco