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[Book Maquette for Tulsa]

Larry Clark American

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In 1966, after military service in Vietnam, Larry Clark moved to New York but periodically returned to his childhood home in Oklahoma to photograph his high school friends. His first book, Tulsa, explores a community of feral adolescents and young adults who have sex, wield handguns, and shoot methamphetamine. Clark explained that he knew "in some way that I was photographing things that were not supposed to be photographed. Forbidden things."

[Book Maquette for Tulsa], Larry Clark (American, born 1943), Fifty-nine gelatin silver prints

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