Tulsa. Photographs by Larry Clark. Lustrum Press, 1971. Unpaginated. First hardbound edition. Quarto. First published in wrappers in 1971. At a later unspecified date, Larry Clark self-published this edition in cloth with photo-illustrated dust jacket. Inscribed on title page, 'To the Baker Gallery/good to say hello to you in New York City/1984'. Black-and-white reproductions. |
Fine- in Near Fine- dust jacket; wear and curling to edges and two tears (1") to upper edges of jacket.
Clark's highly influential 1971 monograph. "The initial shock of Tulsa was that it was photographed from inside the story, and this changed everything," says David Levi Strauss in The Book of 101 Books. "It created the possibility of a thoroughly implicated self-consciousness in documentary, a way to collapse the distance and include the observer all the way in, till death do us part, and it worked because of the mysterious and undeniable relation between photographs and death..."
Teenage Lust. Larry Clark. Self-published, New York, 1983. First edition. SIGNED on title page and dated 1984. Unpaged. Large quarto. Stiff photo-illustrated wrappers. Numerous black-and-white reproductions.
Fair; creasing to spine with chip to upper edge; moderately edge worn; internally clean.