Larry Fink has been a professional photographer for over 53 years. He has had solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of Modern Art, the San Francisco Museum of Art, the Musee de la Lausanne Photographie in Belgium, and the Musee de l’Elysee in Switzerland, amongst others. Fink’s photographs have appeared in Vanity Fair, W, GQ, Detour, The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker and more. Accolades include two John Simon Guggenheim Fellowships in 1976 and 1979, two National Endowment for the Arts Individual Photography Fellowships in 1978 and 1986, and an honorary doctorate from the College for Creative Studies, College of Art and Design, Detroit, in 2002. Kindred Spirits will be his tenth book; previous titles include Social Graces, Runway, Boxing, Somewhere There’s Music, and others. He has been teaching for the past 50 years, the last twenty as a professor of photography at Bard College, and lives with his wife Martha on their farm in Martin’s Creek, PA. www.larryfinkphotography.com
Peter Barberie is the Brodsky Curator of Photographs, Alfred Stieglitz Center, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. In 2012 Barberie organized the exhibition Zoe Strauss: Ten Years, a major mid-career retrospective of Strauss’s photography that will travel to the International Center for Photography, New York, in the fall of 2013. He is currently at work on a major survey of the photographs and films of Paul Strand, which will open in Philadelphia in October 2014. His publications include Zoe Strauss: Ten Years (2012); Looking at Atget (2005); and Dreaming in Black and White: Photography at the Julien Levy Gallery (co-authored with Katherine Ware, 2006).