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American contemporary Photographer
Larry Fink is a professional photographer of 45 years. He has had one
man shows at the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of
Modern Art, the San Francisco Museum of Art, the Musee de la Lausanne
Photographie in Belgium, and the Musee de l’Elysee in Switzerland,
amongst others. He shows in galleries regularly in New York, Los Angeles,
and Paris, France. Along with two John Simon Guggenheim Fellowships
in 1976 and 1979, and two National Endowment for the Arts,
Individual Photography Fellowships in 1978 and 1986, he was awarded
an honorary doctorate from the College for Creative Studies, College
of Art and Design, Detroit, 2002.
Larry has several books published including: Social Graces (Aperture
1984, no longer in print); Boxing (powerHouse Books 1997); Fish and
Wine, (Lafayette College, 1997); Runway (powerHouse Books 2000);
a second publication of Social Graces (powerHouse Books 2001)
which features images of that time never published before; The Forbidden
Pictures (powerHouse Books 2004) a political satire on the Bush regime;
Larry Fink (Phaidon 2005) a small retrospective
book; Primal Elegance (Lodima Press 2006); and
a book of music images Somewhere There’s Music
(Damiani Editore 2006). Larry also has a commissioned
book from the Cleveland Clinic called Two
Views (2006). In 2008 he created a high art, promotional
book for the Frescobaldi Family in Italy.
His commercial work includes advertising campaigns
for Smirnoff, Bacardi, and Cunard Lines (Q.E.2). His
work has appeared in top publications such as Vanity
Fair, W, GQ, Detour, The New York Times Magazine,
and The New Yorker. He has been teaching for the
past 41 years, the last 16 years as a professor of
photography at Bard College.
Larry has had one-person shows at the Museum of
Modern Art, 1979, Les Rencontres de Photographie,
Arles, France, 1993; Musee d l’Elysee, Lausanne,
Switzerland, 1994; the Whitney Museum, 1997, Musee
de la Photographie, Charleroi, Belgium, 1997; along
with gallery shows too numerous to mention over the last four decades.
More recently, in 2007, Larry has had several shows; “Larry Fink and
George Grosz” at the Heckscher Museum in Long Island, “Somewhere
There’s Music” at the Gallery Forni in Milan, Italy, “Somewhere There’s
Music” at the Museo de la Rosse in Bologna and the Museo Alinari in
Florence, Italy and “Logging, The Olympic Peninsula” at the Lorenselli
Arte Gallery in Milan, Italy. He also co-curated a show on Lisette Model
and her influence on the world of photography for the Aperture Foundation
that opened in September 2007. At the Metropolitan Museum of Art,
Larry photographed an interactive exhibition where the images of the
evening were projected on the wall in real time in the Temple of Dendur.
In February 2008 at Princeton University, he exhibited a mini study of
poverty in America entitled “Diminishing Returns”. Larry was commissioned
by Vanity Fair to cover the 2008 political trail of Barack Obama,
Hillary Clinton, and John McCain. These photographs were shown
at the Pace/MacGill Gallery in New York and at the Robert Klein Gallery
in the Fall of 2008. His latest project, photographing the Orpheus
Orchestra is currently at Lafayette College until May, 2009.
From Larry Fink Photography, 2014 http://www.larryfinkphotography.com/bio.html