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Clark, Larry. TULSA. New York City, NY: Grove Press, 2000. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. Unpaginated. As New. Signed.

New Edition of the photographer's masterpiece. One of the most important photography books of the 20th century. Limited Slipcased Edition of 250 numbered and signed copies. Precedes and should not be confused with the Grove Press regular trade editions that were published simultaneously with it. The Limited Edition is now rare. An austerely elegant production by Grove Press: Oversize-volume format. Black cloth boards with metallic-silver titles embossed on spine, as issued. Photographs and Captions by Larry Clark. Original 10 X 8 inch photographic print laid-in. Matching black cloth slipcase. In publisher's original shrinkwrap. Printed on pristine-white, thick coated stock paper in the United States to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Re-presents, in a Limited Edition format, Larry Clark's "Tulsa". Images of heroin addicts "shooting up" in a photobook that visually narrates, and as such, is perfect. Almost fifty years later, in our jaded time, they have lost none of their power to shock and disturb, and remain Clark's best work. The knowledge that nearly everyone in the book is dead (and they were all very young), with the notable exception of Larry Clark himself (who has said he may as well be dead, too), is heart-breaking. "Tulsa" 's influence has been immense: A ground-breaking book like Nan Goldin's "The Ballad of Sexual Dependency" (1986) owes itself to "Tulsa", particularly the way Larry Clark captures a way of life that is anti-American in the deepest sense: A personal (therefore radical rather than merely political) rejection of the myth called the American Dream. "Once the needle goes in, it never comes out" (Larry Clark). An absolute "must-have" title for Larry Clark collectors. This copy is one of the Limited Slipcased Edition, indicated/numbered as such on the Front Limitation Page, and it is very prominently and beautifully signed in black ink-pen by Larry Clark. Laid-in is an original 10 X 8 inch photographic print, also very prominently and beautifully numbered and signed in pencil on verso by the photographer. This title is a great photography book. This is one of very few copies of the Limited Edition still available online, is still in the publisher's original shrinkwrap, and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. Please note: Copies of "Tulsa" available online command thousands of dollars even if they have major flaws. This is surely an accessible and lovely alternative. A rare signed copy thus. Lavishly illustrated with duotone plates, 1 original print. Larry Clark's "Tulsa" was selected as one of the greatest photography books in "The Photobook". One of the most influential photographers of our time. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER LARRY CLARK TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0802116787. $800.00

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