Larry Clark: Kiss the Past Hello. Photographs by Larry Clark. Texts by Fabrice Hergott, Sebastien Gokalp, Jim Lewis, Thea Weistrech, Mike Kelley and Dominique Baque. Musee d'Art Moderne, Paris/Luhring Austine, New York/Simon Lee, London, 2011. Edition of 2000 copies. Unapged. Large quarto. Photo-illustrated box containing catalogue plus folded poster and a bi-lingual book (French and English) with essays, bio, and thumbnails of all images in the show.
"Some regard him as a brilliant artist who flirts with the boundaries of acceptability; others as a creepy voyeur. But, according to the Mayor of Paris, Larry Clark's photographs are not suitable for children. Because of the explicit nature of some of his images, city hall has decided to ban under-18s from a new retrospective – despite the fact that many of them are decades old, and even though this hands Clark the publicity coup of a lifetime. Fair cop or heavy-handed? You decide ..."--The Guardian, Oct. 8, 2010
READ MORE: Ryan Gilbey, Larry Clark: teenage rampage, 13 February 2011
Fine+ in Near Fine box; small 'ding' to box edge (affects box top and bottom; see illustration).