- Kiss The Past Hello, Larry Clark
- Posted 47 months ago by Jonnie Craig · · Art & Design · 19118 Views
American photographer Larry Clark was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the midst of World War II. At the early age of 13, Larry was enrolled into the family business, helping his mother photograph babies, pets and young children on elaborately designed sets. During his teen years, injecting amphetamines became a frequent pastime among his circle of friends, and Larry would always carry a camera, obsessively documenting his unusual surroundings. Years later, in 1971, the infamous book Tulsa was published by Lustrum Press, revealing unspoken truths about parts of the lower middle classes of America; whose realities were becoming more and more bleak injection by injection.
To mark the occasion of Clark's latest exhibition with the Musee d'Art Moderne in Paris, his representative galleries ? Luhring Augustine and the Simon Lee Gallery ? have teamed up to produce Kiss the Past Hello; a 64-page soft cover book containing a retrospective selection from the artist's vast archive. The book is encased by a glossed card box which, as well as the book itself, contains a reference guide with essays from art world giants like Fabrice Hergott, Thea Westreich and Dominique Baque, as well as an interview with Clark by Mike Kelley. As if all that wasn't enough, they have also thrown in a poster from his 2007 release, Los Angeles.
- New Music, Two Wounded Birds
- 47 months ago · music · 2 Comments · 4278 Views
- This snow-laden winter has never felt so summery with Two Wounded Birds sun-soaked debut EP 'Keep Dreaming Baby'. Their dreamy surf-pop is out now on Jacob of The Drums own label, Holiday Records, which we had a chat about earlier this year. Close the curtains and take a listen to...
- Before Color, William Eggleston
- 47 months ago · Art & Design · 2 Comments · 7326 Views
- For many, William Eggleston is the American photographer who helped secure colour photography's place as a legitimate artistic medium, bringing it to the elitist galleries who would previously only accept black and white. It was only a few years ago, when a crate containing some...
- Video: The Wynwood Walls Project 2010
- 48 months ago · Art & Design · 0 Comments · 1714 Views
- VernissageTV have released a video documenting the public party held for the completion of Phase I of the Wynwood Walls project, a collaboration between Tony Goldman (CEO of Goldman Properties) and gallerist Jeffery Deitch.
- Murakami Versailles Book
- 48 months ago · Art & Design · 0 Comments · 3447 Views
- Earlier in the year the work of Taskashi Murakami, the father of the "Superflat" art movement, descended on the Palace of Versailles. Now, in this 280-page book, you can take an in-depth look at the controversial exhibition through the eyes of photographer Xavier Barrel.