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KQED reviews Peter Hujar: Love & Lust and Nan Goldin: Nine Self–portraits


Peter Hujar, a New York based photographer, explores the individual personality’s of his portrait subjects and New York street life.

Peter Hujar knows that portraits in life are always, also, portraits in death. I am moved by the purity and delicacy of his intentions. If a free human being can afford to think nothing less than death, then these memento mori can exorcise morbidity as they evoke its sweet poetry and panic. –Susan Sontag

From the KQED Arts online posting by Glen Helfand on 29 Jan 2014.
To learn more about Hujar’s work, please visit his artist page.