Larry Sultan's California Dreams

From his stark family photos to his vibrant images of porn sets, photographer Larry Sultan, who died this week, influenced a generation of artists. VIEW OUR GALLERY

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Golfswing


From Pictures from Home

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My Mom posing for me


From Pictures from Home

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Dad on Bed


From Pictures from Home

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Dad Pool


From Pictures from Home

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Reading in Bed


From Pictures from Home

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Sharon Wild, 2001


From The Valley

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Boxers, Mission Hills, 1999


From The Valley

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Two Women


From The Valley

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Off Sepulveda, 2001


From The Valley

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Mulholland Drive #3, 2000


From The Valley

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Father, 2002


From The Valley

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Fence


From Homeland

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Blooming in Antioch


From Homeland

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The Offering


From Homeland

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Plate 37


From Evidence

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Untitled (Burning Car)


From Evidence

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Untitled (Hands on Grid)


From Evidence

Philip Gefter

Larry Sultan

Larry Sultan working on the film stills grid from "Pictures From Home" in his studio at the Headlands Art Center, Marin County, CA, photographed in the mid-1980s.