Larry Sultan

Larry Sultan (1946- 2009) was one of the most influential contemporary American photographers. His work is an idiosyncratic blend of West Coast conceptualism and personal documentary which explores the possibilities of the photographic medium, while at the same time challenging our perceptions of it. Larry Sultan was a Professor of Photography at Yale and from 1988 at California College of Arts in San Francisco. He was the recipient of prestigious grants and awards including NEA grants, Guggenheim Fellowship and the Louis Tiffany Comfort Award. His work has been exhibted in major museums internationally and his photographs are in the permanent collections of some of the world's renowned museums including MoMA, New York, The Metropolitan Museum, New York, The Whitney Museum of American Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, the Tate Modern, London and many others.

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