Jun 20, 2019 - Sale 2514

Sale 2514 - Lot 153

Price Realized: $ 5,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
PETER HUJAR (1934-1987)

Portrait of Jim Fouratt, Fire Island.

Silver print, the image measuring 13 3/4 inches square, 35 cm., the sheet 16x14 inches, 40.7x35.6 cm. 1969.

Additional Details

Jim Fouratt (1945- ) was a witness to and participant in the Stonewall rebellion that marked the birth of the modern lesbian and gay liberation movement. He was a founding member of Gay Liberation Front, the first post-Stonewall lesbian and gay activist organization, and staged and produced its iconic first poster (see lot 106). Fouratt was a founding member of HEAL and ACT UP, and also a founding board member of the New York Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center. At
the time this photograph was taken he was in a romantic relationship with Peter Hujar.