Peter hujar love and lust book
» Peter Hujar: Love & LustHis iconic photograph Candy Darling on Her Deathbed , not included in this show could stem only from the access made possible by a close connection to his subject. A sense of physical and emotional relatedness is expressed in works that range from the chaste, clothed portrait Merce Cunningham and John Cage Seated , , which shows the famous couple with loose smiles, to warm rumpled images such as Lynn Davis, Nude with Pillow , , and David Wojnarowicz Reclining II , , in which the sitters meet the eye of the photographer with calm directness. The subjects of the more explicitly sexual images are lesser known, and these men are shown lost in the reverie of arousal and release; their connection to the photographer shifts away—complicating the sexual charge of these works. They become more formal than erotic. These photographs—portraits of masturbating men—are about capturing physical experience. Peter Hujar, Self-Portrait Standing ,
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Peter Hujar: Love & Lust
View Larger Image. Ask Seller a Question. Celebrated 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 and , have come to define a certain era in New York. Today they are widely considered to be his finest and most radical work. 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 , and newly commissioned essays by Vince Aletti and Stephen Koch. Peter Hujar — was born in Trenton, New Jersey and moved to Manhattan to work in the magazine, advertising and fashion industries.
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Peter Hujar: Love & Lust Paperback – February 28, 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. This volume also contains an interview with author.
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