Tag: Larry Fink

Larry Fink, The Polarities – The Eye of Photography

The portrait of American society that Fink sketches out starting in the 1950s continues. The Polarities narrates modern America, the radical changes between the Obama years and the arrival of Trump, the society of the spectacle – in which “the show must go on” – and the continuing divide between metropolitan and rural areas. Here, Fink’s images recall those of the Farm Security Administration, the great project designed to study the American territory between 1935 and 1943.


Photographer Larry Fink on Malcolm X, Human Rights, and Charleston, SC – Feature Shoot

As the audience slipped into silence, he recounted a moment at the Audubon Ballroom shortly after Malcolm X’s historic 1964 speech The Ballot or the Bullet. When a young lady pointed to Fink, the sole white man in the venue, and announced, “Brother Malcolm, I have a bullet for that man back there,” Malcolm gave an astonishing response, one of love instead of hatred


Larry Fink Hollywood Parties

For ten years Larry Fink was the magazine’s official party photographer. Schirmer/Mosel has just brought out the illustrated book The Vanities. Hollywood Parties 2000-2009; with more than 90 full-page images it provides an intensive insight into the magnificent photographs Larry Fink garnered: Shot for shot a hit!


A Moment With Larry Fink – NYTimes.com

The moment that we have is the only moment we will ever have, insofar as it is fleeting. Every breath counts. So does every moment and perception. It’s a way to be alive. I am involved with the idea of reaching deeply into the pulsing matter of what it means to be alive and being vulnerable and seeing if I can cast an emotional legacy about being human.