Peter Hujar - Photographs New York Wednesday, October 11, 2023 | Phillips

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  • “Hujar is a classic practitioner. He knows the history of his art, and in his unique way sees through it. He is bound to authenticity; he is committed to all the classic values of looking — to insight, beauty, lucidity, grace. And yet what tense classicism it is!”
    —Stephen Koch, Executor, Estate of Peter Hujar

    • Provenance

      Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, 2005

    • Literature

      Fraenkel Gallery, Peter Hujar: Night, n.p. (exhibition catalogue)


Bar, Brooklyn

Gelatin silver print.
14 5/8 x 14 5/8 in. (37.1 x 37.1 cm)
Signed in ink, credited, titled, and annotated '189 2 Avenue NY 10003' in pencil on the verso.

Full Cataloguing

$10,000 - 15,000 

Sold for $24,130

Contact Specialist

Sarah Krueger
Head of Department, Photographs


Vanessa Hallett
Worldwide Head of Photographs and Chairwoman, Americas


New York Auction 11 October 2023