Peter Hujar1934-1987

San Francisco Museum of Modem Art
San Francisco, CA

$25,000 to purchase and display photographs by Hujar in the group exhibition Commonplace Mysteries: The Work of Peter Hujar, Andrea Modica, and Bill Owens. Artists, writers, counter-culture figures and celebrities posed for Hujar portraits in New York, where he documented an alternative, artistic culture. This exhibition, curated by Sandra S. Phillips, marks the first time his work will be shown in any depth outside of New York and Europe.