Larry Sultan, My Mother Posing for Me, from the series Pictures from Home, 1984

Artwork Info

Artwork title
My Mother Posing for Me, from the series Pictures from Home
Artist name
Larry Sultan
Date created
1984
Classification
photograph
Medium
chromogenic print
Dimensions
28 1/2 in. x 34 7/16 in. (72.39 cm x 87.47 cm)
Date Acquired
1989
Credit
Collection SFMOMA
Purchase through a gift of Rene di Rosa and Diane and Charles Frankel
Copyright
© Estate of Larry Sultan
Permanent URL
https://www.sfmoma.org/artwork/89.129
Artwork Status
Not on view at this time.

Photographer Larry Sultan describes his project Pictures from Home (1983–92), which explores the complexities of family life through photographs, home movies, and ephemera. He describes collaborating with his parents as a way to break down the barriers between reality and fiction and between public and private.

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