Larry Clark Catalogue
Larry Clark
Biography
1943
Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Mother works as a baby photographer.
1961-1963
Studied photography at the Layton School of Art in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
1963-1971
Takes pictures of his friends in Tulsa which would later be included in his first book. He documents their violence, drug use, and sexual behavior.
1971
Gained public attention and notoriety with his first book, "Tulsa", which featured shocking images of the youth drug culture in the Midwest.
1973
National Endowment for the Arts, Photographers' Fellowship.
1980
Creative Arts Public Service, Photographers' Grant.
1995
First film, "Kids", featured some of the skateboarders Clark photographed in the early 1990's around New York's Washington Square Park and in his studio.
2005
International Photography Lucie Award, Achievement in Documentary Photography.
Screenings of Clark's films, "Kids", "Another Day in Paradise" and "Bully" in original 35mm format, Pioneer Theater, New York City. May 13-16.
2006
Lives and works in New York.
'Wassup Rockers' at Angelika Film Center, New York City, June 23-August 2006.
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