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Larry Sultan * 1946 in New York, lives in San Francisco Bay Area

"Larry Sultan grew up in California’s San Fernando Valley, which became a source of inspiration for a number of his projects. His work blends documentary and staged photography to create images of the psychological as well as physical landscape of suburban family life [...] Sultan’s images negotiate between reality and fantasy, domesticity and desire, as the mundane qualities of the domestic surroundings become loaded cultural symbols [...] Born in Brooklyn, New York in 1946, Larry Sult [...]

"Larry Sultan grew up in California’s San Fernando Valley, which became a source of inspiration for a number of his projects. His work blends documentary and staged photography to create images of the psychological as well as physical landscape of suburban family life [...] Sultan’s images negotiate between reality and fantasy, domesticity and desire, as the mundane qualities of the domestic surroundings become loaded cultural symbols [...] Born in Brooklyn, New York in 1946, Larry Sultan passed away at his home in Greenbrae, California in 2009."

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