“LIVES GOING NOWWHERE WAY TOO FAST”: LARRY CLARK’S TEENAGE LUST, 1987
CLARK, Larry. Teenage Lust. (New York: Larry Clark, 1987). Quarto, original photographic stiff paper wrappers. $950.
Second edition of this famous photo-essay on sexual liberation, with 96 full-page duotones. From the collection of award-winning photojournalist Peter Turnley.
“With Teenage Lust, Larry Clark returns to Oklahoma and the frankly autobiographical material of his legendary first book, Tulsa (1971), fleshing out and updating his story, but also… ‘going back and photographing the past” (Roth, 244). “Blessed with an extraordinary photographic eye and vehement clarity of purpose… [Clark conveys] the jittery, ad hoc, uncomposed quality of lives going nowhere way too fast” (New York Times). First published by Clark himself in 1983, this second edition contains ten additional plates not appearing in the first edition. See Parr & Badger I:260. From the collection of acclaimed photojournalist Peter Turnley, who has covered “almost every important international news event of the last 15 years” (New York Times).
Interior fine. Light edge-wear to backstrip. A near-fine copy.