Larry Fink

Larry Fink has worked in the contexts of fashion, celebrity, social documentary and fine art photography over the last forty years. His work often dissects public social interaction among diverse groups across the full spectrum of arbitrary socioeconomic and class divisions.

About the Artist Larry

Fink is a professional photographer of 40 years. The recipient of both two Guggenheim Fellowships and two NEA grants, 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. In 2002, he received an honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan. He has four books published: Social Graces (Aperture 1984, no longer in print), Boxing (powerHouse Books 1997), Runway (powerhouse Books 2000), and a second publication of Social Graces (powerHouse Books 2001), which features images of that time never published before. His commercial work includes advertising campaigns for Smirnoff, Bacardi, and Cunard Lines (Q.E.2). His work has appeared in top publications including Vanity Fair, W, GQ, Detour, The New York Times Magazine, and The New Yorker. He has been a professor of photography at Bard College for the past 14 years.

Photo by Larry Fink

Courtesy of Larry Fink