Larry Fink is a highly experienced professional photographer with a career spanning over 55 years. His remarkable work has been featured in solo exhibitions at prestigious institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Throughout his career, Fink has been recognized with several notable awards, including two John Simon Guggenheim Fellowships in 1976 and 1979, as well as two National Endowment for the Arts Individual Photography Fellowships in 1978 and 1986. He has also dedicated his extensive knowledge to teaching, having served as a professor of photography at Bard College for over 25 years.
Fink has published numerous books that showcase his distinctive style and subjects. These include "Social Graces" (Aperture, 1984), "Boxing" (powerHouse Books, 1997), "Runway" (powerHouse Books, 2000), "The Forbidden Pictures" (powerHouse Books, 2004), which offers a satirical perspective on the early years of the George W. Bush administration, and "The Vanities: Hollywood Parties 2000-2009" (Schirmer/Mosel, 2011), which features photographs taken during Fink's ten-year contract with Vanity Fair magazine, among others.
Fink's work has been exhibited globally, with recent solo shows held at Box Gallerie in Belgium, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in California, the Gas Natural Fenosa Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Municipal Exhibition Hall of San Benito in Spain. Retrospectives of Fink's photography have been displayed at the Sheldon Art Gallery in St. Louis, Missouri, as well as the Fahey Klein Gallery in Los Angeles. His most recent retrospective, which commenced in 2012, has been showcased at various locations, including the Pablo Gargallo Museum in Zaragoza, Spain.
Fink's photographs have been featured in esteemed publications such as Vanity Fair, W, GQ, Detour, and The New York Times Magazine. Additionally, he occasionally publishes portfolios in The New Yorker and Flatt Magazine, showcasing his ongoing contributions to the field of photography.