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CRAZY FOR VINCENT belongs in the tradition of what you might call ‘fucked-up boy art’—not verifiably straight or gay, but just devoted to ogling the hot wreck of a handsome young thing out of his mind. Vincent [Marmousez] doesn’t call himself anything whether he’s hopping into a cerebral dude’s bed or frolicking with a babe… A history of this tradition might begin with Caravaggio’s Young Sick Bacchus, that self-portrait of the artist totally wasted with his flesh tinged green, move through Anne Carson’s verse novel Autobiography of Red (1998) and Larry Clark’s entire career, before climaxing with Ryan McGinley’s shots of the late Dash Snow. Who could resist these beautiful hoodlums, even if their company turns out to be fatal?” — Charlie Fox*



1989, reprinted by Semiotext(e) in 2017, translation by Christine Pichini, introduction by Bruce Hainley.



See Ron Slate on Guibert: ronslate.com/ghost_image_essays_herv_guibert

Bottom: Hervé Guibert (1955–1991).



“Symbols are more meaningful than things themselves.”—  Jenny Holzer, from Truisms, in LARRY CLARK—WHITE TRASH

Larry Clark is one of the great New York collectors, and the walls of his Tribeca loft present an ever-changing gallery of the art he has bought, traded, been given by friends, or created himself over the last half century.

LARRY CLARK—WHITE TRASH, at Luring Augustine Bushwick, is an exhibition of artworks from Clark’s personal collection. In addition to the work below, participating artists include: Vito Acconci, Richard Artschwager, Donald Baechler, Max Blagg, Lisa Bowman, Chris Burden, Jeff Elrod, Leo Fitzpatrick, Robert Frank, Paul Gauguin, Robert Gober, Mark Gonzales, Martin Kippenberger, Sherrie Levine, Paul McCarthy, Bjarne Melgaard, Scott Myles, Méret Oppenheim, Jack Pierson, Jason Polan, Sigmar Polke, Christy Rupp, Philip Taaffe, Koichiro Takagi, Sally Webster, Sue Williams, Franz West, Brian Weil, David Wojnarowicz, and Christopher Wool.


LUHRING AUGUSTINE BUSHWICK, 25 Knickerbocker Avenue, Brooklyn.





Image credits (top to bottom): Joe Andoe, Spaniard in the Works, 2012, oil on canvas; Wade Guyton, Untitled, 2008, Xerox print; Mike Kelley, Blood and Soil (Potato Print), 1989, silkscreen in colors on a silk banner; Richard Prince, Untitled (Joke), 2013, ink jet on canvas; Wallace Berman, Untitled, 1967, verifax collage; Helmut Newton, Larry Clark, Cannes, 1995, photograph; Raymond Pettibon, No Title (They Ought To…), 1985, pen and ink on paper.

Larry Clark’s White Trash

Larry Clark’s White Trash

Marfa Girl: il regista del film Larry Clark fotografato da Helmut Newton


Marfa Girl will be released exclusively on larryclark.com on Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 at 6PM (New York) and Midnight (Rome). It will be available in English with options for Italian and French subtitles. It won’t be released in theatres or on DVD.


I will put the film on my first and only website, larryclark.com, which is the only
place one will ever be able to see the film…. It will stream for $5.99 for access to the
film for 24 hours…. This is the future and the future is now…. Most and very soon
almost all the small theaters that show Indie and Art films will be gone….

Everyday another goes out of business because everything is digital now and it is
quite expensive for the wonderful old smaller theaters to bear the cost of switching to
digital…. Anyway I think I am one of the very first directors to release a new film this
way, on a website who’s only purpose is to show his new films….  I think this could be
very successful and it also cuts out the crooked Hollywood distributors.

– Larry Clark