Larry Clark, ‘Tulsa’, 1980, Phillips

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Parts i, v, vii, ix, x, xiii, xiv, xv, xvi, xvii: 35.6 x 30.5 cm (14 x 12 in.)
Parts ii, iii, iv, vi, viii, xi, xii: 30.5 x 35.6 cm (12 x 14 in.)

Signature: each signed and variously numbered on the reverse, in 17 parts

Groningen, Groninger Museum, Larry Clark - Tulsa, 1971, 19 January - 24 April 2005 (another example exhibited)

Jean-Claude Lemagny and Andre Rouille, eds., A History of Photography: Social and Cultural Perspectives, New York, 1987, p. 216 (all images illustrated)
Thomas Weski and Heinz Liesbrock, How You Look at It: Photographs of the 20th Century, 2000, pp. 312-317

Private Collection, New York

About Larry Clark

Influential photographer, writer, and filmmaker Larry Clark is known for his raw, at times controversial, images and films exploring teen sexuality, violence, and drug use. He achieved recognition with the 1971 book Tulsa, following the lives of three drug-using friends from idealism and ecstasy to trauma. In his series of photographs Teenage Lust (1983), Clark took portraits of male hustlers in Times Square, exposing the vulnerabilities of adolescent masculinity. In the 1990s, Clark began to take his narrative approach into feature film (as in his 1995 film Kids, which pursues themes like destructive family relationships, the construction of social behaviors, and the roots of violence) as well as collage.

American, b. 1943, Tulsa, Oklahoma, based in Oklahoma