Jeu de Paume

  • IN PARIS DURING PARIS PHOTO

  • JEU DE PAUME

    1 Place de la Concorde
    75008 Paris


    Peter Hujar – Speed of life


    The life and art of Peter Hujar (1934–1987) are rooted in downtown New York. Private by nature, combative in manner, well read, and widely connected, Hujar inhabited a world of avant-garde dance, music, art, and drag performance. His career paralleled the public unfolding of gay life between the Stonewall uprising in 1969 and the AIDS crisis of the 1980s. This retrospective exhibition presents a selection of 140 photographs that trace the journey of this complex artist over the course of three decades.


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