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Through the Magpie Eye… Larry Clark

Published: Fri May 04 2012

Perhaps most famous for directing everyone’s favourite feel-good comedy — Kids, Larry Clark isn’t just a dab hand at motion pictures, he’s also pretty good when it comes to regular old still photography too, as documented in his 1971 book, Tulsa. Probably not too much of a surprise if you’ve seen any of his films; his photos are a long way from Anne Geddes, as they document him and his mates having a real scream of a time shooting both amphetamines and small firearms. Take it away Larry…