LARRY SULTAN

BIOGRAPHY

1946-2009

Born: Brooklyn, New York

EDUCATION
1973 MFA, Photography, San Francisco Art Inistitute
1968 BA, Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara

Homeland, 2007-2009

Evidence
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, 2004

The Valley
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, 2003

Monographs

The Valley, 1999-2003

The Valley,  1998-1999

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014

Retrospective exhibition, LACMA, (upcoming)
We Make You Us: Billboards and Evidence, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, san Francisco, CA

2012

Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas LARRY SULTAN’S HOMELAND: AMERICAN   STORY Oct. 16, 2012 – Jan. 13, 2013

2010
Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, Germany Katherine Avenue

2009
Galerie Thomas Zander, Koln Germany Homeland
Royal Botanical Gardens, Madrid Spain   Photo Espana
Kunstverein Bremerhaven, Germany

2007
Domus Atrium O2    Salamanca, Spain
Museum of Contemporary Photography  Chicago Illinois
Alexandre Pollazzon Gallery, London
2006
Campus Galerie,  University of Bayreuth,  Germany
Jackson Fine Art  Atlanta.  Georgia

2005
Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
Maes & Matthys Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
"Evidence Revisited," Vassar College Art Gallery, New York
"Evidence Revisited," Photographers Gallery, London


2004
"The Valley," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
the apartment, Athens, Greece
"Evidence," Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"The Valley," Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany
"The Valley," Janet Borden, Inc., New York, NY
"Evidence Revisted," Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona

2003
"The Valley," Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"The Valley," Isabella Brancolini Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy

2002
"Pictures from Home," Gallery of Photography, Dublin, Ireland
Reflex Modern Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Recontres d'Arles, Arles, France

2001
"The Valley," Janet Borden, New York, NY

2000
Gallery MK, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

1996
"Larry Sultan: Pictures From Home," Queens Museum of Art, NY

1995
"Larry Sultan: Pictures From Home," Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
"Larry Sultan: Pictures From Home," The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1994
"Larry Sultan: Pictures From Home," The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
"Larry Sultan: Pictures From Home," Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
"Larry Sultan: Pictures From Home," Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

1992
"Larry Sultan: Pictures From Home," San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

1990
The Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA

1989
Headlands Center For The Arts, Sausalito, CA
Janet Borden, Inc., New York, NY

1987
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

1983
Film in the Cities, St. Paul, MN

1982
University of Colorado Art Gallery, Boulder, CO
Portland School of Art, Portland, ME

1981
Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR
Light Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1978
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

1977
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ

1974
University of California Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1972
Ohio Silver Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013
Proximities: What Time is it There Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, California

2012
Silver Curtain,  Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco

ABOUT FACE
Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco, California May 15, 2012 – April 30, 2013
GHOSTS IN THE MACHINE The New Museum, New York City, New York Jul. 18, 2012 – Sep. 30, 2012
BACKYARD OASIS: THE SWIMMING POOL IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PHOTOGRAPHY, 1945-1982 Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, California Jan. 21, 2012 – May 27, 2012

2011
       
CUT
Galerie Thomas Zander, Koln Germany


WUNDER
, Kunst, Wissenschaft und Religion,
Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany

HERE Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco, California May 23, 2011 – Jan. 31, 2012

UNDER THE BIG BLACK SUN: CALIFORNIA ART 1974 – 1981
The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, California Oct. 1, 2011 – Feb. 13, 2012

2010
La Revanche de l’archive photographique
, Centre de la Photographie Genève, Switzerland

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland

2009
Into the Sunset: Photography’s image of the American of
West  Museum Modern Art, NY  March -June

Art Film -  Kunsthalle Basel / Art Basel  June 10 –14  Basel Switzerland

Seeing Double   Galerie Thomas Zander,  Cologne Germany January – March 2009

The Art of Caring,New Orleans Museum of Art,  May – October 2009

An Autobiography of San Francisco,
San Francisco Camerawork September 10 – October 31
 2008        

Darkside-  FotoMuseum Winterthur, Winterthur Switzerland  September

2008

Worlds Away: New Suburban Landscapes 
- Walker Art Center - Minneapolis, Minnesota and              Carnegie  Museum of Art, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania – October 2008 – January 2009


This Side of Paradise:  Body and Landscape in L.A. Photographs – The Huntington Library Museum – Pasadena CA    June 14, 2008 – Sept. 15, 2008
Musée de l'Elysée   Lausanne Switzerland March 2009


Southern Exposure: Southern California Art from the Museum of Contemporary Art
 Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney Australia

Seeing Ourselves: Masterpieces of Americian Photography
  - Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson Mississippi

Working Men
Galerie Analix Forever  - Geneva Switzerland  March – May

2007
Das Kapital - Blue Chips & Masterpieces  - Museum of Modern Kunst -  Frankfurt Germany

2006
ClickDoubleClick, Haus der Kunst, Germany
Berlin Biennial, Berlin, Germany
"So the Story Goes: Photographs by Tina Barney, Philip-Lorca DiCorcia, Nan Goldin, Sally Mann, & Larry Sultan," Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
Culture and Continuity, Jewish Museum, New York

2005
"Rose Sélavy," Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Girls on Film," Zwirner and Wirth Gallery, New York
"The Big Picture: Contemporary Large-Scale Photography," University Art Gallery Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA
"About Face," Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

2004
"Fashioning Fiction in Photography since 1990," Museum of Modern Art, New York
"Beauty in Darkness," Reflex Modern Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands2003-2004
"Baja to Vancouver: The West Coast in Contemporary Art," traveling exhibition: California College of Arts and Crafts Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA; Museum of Contemporary Art S
an Diego, CA; Vancouver Art Gallery, BC; Seattle Art Museum, WA
"Gray Area," Wattis Institute, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA 
"Photographing Undomesticated Interiors," Smith College Museum of Art, Northhampton, MA
2003
"At Work: The Art of California Labor," Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco State University, CA
"Family Ties: A Contemporary Perspective," Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
"TV, Cinema, Video," Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany
"Turning Corner," University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
2002-2003
"Contemporary American Photography," Samsung Museum of Modern Art, Korea
2002
"Visions from America: Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
"Chic Clicks," Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Housebroken," Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001
"Settings and Players: Theatrical Ambiguity in American Photography, 1960-2000," White Cube2, London, England; traveled to The City Gallery Prague, Czech Republic
"Picturing Media: Modern Photographs from the Collections," The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
"Points of Departure: Connecting with Contemporary Art," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
"The Persistence of Photography in American Portraiture," Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
"Color," Janet Borden Gallery, New York, NY
2000-2001
"The Perpetual Well: Contemporary Art from the Collection of the Jewish Museum," traveling exhibition: Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY; Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV
"Made in California," Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
"Beyond Boundaries: Contemporary Photography in California," travelling exhibition organized by The Friends of Photography, San Francisco, CA; other venues: University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA; Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

2000
"Immodest Gazes," Fundacio "la Caixa," Barcelona, Spain
"The Path of Resistance; Protest Art in the 20th Century," The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
"Capturing Light: Masterpieces of California Photography, 1850-2000," Oakland Museum of California, CA
"American Treasures from the Corcoran Gallery," The Corocoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. 
"Wit and Humor in Photography," The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

1999-2000
"ModernStarts: Places," The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
"Bay Area Now 2," Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

1999
"California Classics: Highlights from the Collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art," traveling exhibition: Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan; Fukui City Art Museum, The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts
"Into the 21st Century," Selections from the Permanent Collection, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
"Fathers and Sons," PARTS Photographic Arts, Minneapolis, MN
"The American Lawn Surface of Everyday Life," The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
"25/25," Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

1998
"Under/Exposed," Stockholm Underground Station, Stockholm, Sweden
"California Landscapes: An urban/Rural Dialogue," Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA

1997
"People in Real Life;" A Public Art Project @ Stoneridge Mall in Pleasanton, CA
"Police Pictures: The Photograph as Evidence," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
"Family and Friends," Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
" Hope," The National Arts Club, New York, NY
" Marin Arts Awards Exhibition," Falkirk Gallery, San Rafael, CA
"Scene of the Crime," Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

1996
"To Keep Her Countenance," Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"The Familial Gaze," Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
"Picturing Modernity, Apects from the Permanent Collection," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
"Photography as a Reflection of Time," Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC

1995
"Home Is Where...," Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC
"A Selection of Photography By Gallery Artists, " Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"We Look and See," University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
"Death and The Family," Presentation House, Centre for the Visual and Performing Arts, Vancouver, Canada
"AlterEgo," Amsterdam Center for the Arts, The Netherlands
" Inaugural Exhibition," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
"Spirit of Play," Union Station, New York, NY
"Moving the Message: Activism and Art," SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
"La Matuere, L'Ombre, La Fiction," Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris

1994
"Big Shots/Little Shots," Transamerica Pyramid Lobby, San Francisco, CA

1991
"Imaging the Family: Photographs by Tina Barney, Lorie Novak, and Larry Sultan," List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, RI
"Group Show," Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Blood Relatives, " Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
"Photography As Idea: Conceptual Photography of the 60's and 70's," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
"Summer Selection, " Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
"Pleasures and Terrors, of Domestic Comfort," Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1990
"Recent Collaborations," Northlight Gallery, Tempe, AZ
"Re: Memory, The Work of Lorie, Novak, George Kruse, Larry Sultan and Anne Turyn," Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL

1989
"Witness," Fuller Gross Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Nature and Culture," Friends of Photography, San Francisco, CA
"Real Life Fictions: Photographs of Bill Dane, John Harding and Larry Sultan," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
"California Photography: Remaking Make-Believe," Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1988
"The Swimmers," Burden Gallery, New York, NY
"Suburban Visions, Middle-Class Dreams," Muckenthaler Community Center, Los Angeles, CA
"Cross Currents/Cross Country," San Francisco Camerawork, San Francisco, CA;
and Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA
"Collaborations, "Gallery at the Plaza, Security Pacific Corporation

1987
"Photography and Art: Interactions Since 1946," Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; and Fort Lauderdale Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale, FL

1986
"Photo-Graphics," University of Colorado Gallery, Boulder, CO

1985
"The Swimmers, "Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, NY
"New Color Photography," Museum of Modern Art, New Yor, NY
"Signs of the Times, " San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
"Les Immateriaux" Musee National D'art Modern, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
"Art and Advertising," Center for Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
"ART," Area Night Club, New York, NY
"Family as Subject Matter in Contemporary Art," Washington For the Arts, Washington, DC
"Playing it Again: Strategies of Appropriation," Santa Fe Center of Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
"American Images, 1945-1985," Barbican Art Gallery, London, England

1984
"The Collection of Sam Wagstaff," International Center of Photography, New York, NY
"Photography in California: 1945-1975, "San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco CA

1983
University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

1982
"Color As Form: A History of Color Photography," Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; and the International Museum of Photography at Eastman House, Rochester, NY
"A Few French Gestures," Paris Bienniale, XXIIeme, Paris, France
"Beyond Color," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
"20th Century Photography From the Museum of Modern Art, Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

1981
"Attitudes" Photography In the Seventies, " Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

1979
Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

1978
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
"Project Interstate 5," San Jose, University Art Gallery, San Jose, CA

1977
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

1976
"Conceptual Photography," La Mamelle Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Contemporary Photography," Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

1989 – 2009 Distinguished Professor of Art, California College of the Arts, San Francisco     

1993 – 1999 Chair Photography Department, California College of the Arts, San Francisco              

1978 – 1988 Instructor of Photography, San Francisco Art Institute

1992 – 1998
Board of Trustees, Headlands Center for the Arts

AWARDS

2000
Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship
United States State Department: International Arts and Lectures Grant

1999-2000
Flintridge Found
ation Award for Visual Artists

1999
Gerbode Foundation

1997
Society of Environmental Graphic Design, Award of Merit

1996
Haas Foundation, Creative Work Fund Award
Marin Arts Council, Artist Fellowship

1992
National Endowment for the Arts, Photography Fellowship

1991
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award

1990
Oakland Cultural Arts, Public Arts Award

1989
Fleishhacker Foundation Eureka Fellowship
California Arts Council, Art in Public Buildings

1988
Englehard Award, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

1986
Marin Arts Council, Artists Fellowship
National Endowment for the Arts, Photography Fellowship

1983
Guggenheim Fellowship

1980
National Endowment for the Arts, Photography Fellowship

1978
California Arts Council, Special Projects Grant

1977
National Endowment for the Arts, Photography Fellowship

1976
National Endowment for the Arts, Art in Public Places Grant

COMMISSIONS AND PUBLIC PROJECTS

2000
The New York Times Sunday Magazine, November 12, pp. 68-72; pp. 98-99
Details Magazine
London Telegraph Sunday Magazine

1999
City of New York, Department of Cultural Affairs, Permanent installation for Administration of Children Services, New Children's Center (collaborative with Mike Mandel)

1998
Washington State Public Art Commission, Skyline High School Commemoration (collaborative with Mike Mandel)

1997
People in Real Life, a public art work at Stoneridge Shopping Mall, Pleasanton, CA (collaborative with Jon Rubin and Harrell Fletcher)

1996
San Francisco Art Commission, San Francisco International Airport

1994
San Jose Cultural Arts, "Five Skaters"
Public Art Works, Artist in Print Project, "Have You Seen Me?"
Continental Insurance Corporate Headquarters, Continental Center, New York

1993
Oakland Cultural Arts, "Pool," Defermery Pool, Oakland, CA
San Francisco Art Commission, "Art in Transit"

1989
California Arts Council, Art in Public Building, California State Archive Building
"White Corn Meal," painted billboard, Oakland, CA

1988
"Japan," painted billboard, Los Angeles, CA

1985
"We Make You Us," billboard, traveled to 10 locations

1983
"You're So Easily Influenced," billboard, Ramapo, NJ

1980
"Whose News," billboard, San Francisco, California
"Oh La La," billboard, Boulder, CO

1978
"Ties," billboard, San Francisco, CA
"Obey the Law," billboard, San Francisco, CA
"They Came to Shoshone," billboard, Shoshone, ID

1976
"Electrical Energy Consumption 1966," billboard, traveled to 20 locations
"Kansas Counties," billboard, traveled to 20 locations
"Alaska: Tectonic Features," billboard, traveled to 20 locations

1975
"Oranges on Fire," billboard, 10 locations

SELECTED ARTICLES & REVIEWS

2004
Baker, Kenneth. "Mysterious photos make us wonder if seeing is believing," San Francisco Chronicle Datebook, June 26, p.E10.
Buckner, Clark. "Larry Sultan: The Valley," Stretcher.org, July 29.
Buckner, Clark. "'Selections from "Evidence,"'
San Francisco Bay Guardian, June 16-June 23.
DeCarlo, Tessa. "Star Maps, San Fernando Valley Style," The New York Times, May 23, p.35.
Helfand, Glen. "Larry Sultan: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art," Artforum, September, p.276.
Helfand, Glen. "Valley view," The San Francisco Bay Guardian, May 5-11, pp.38-39.
Jarrell, Joe. "Picturing the Naked Truth," San Francisco Chronicle, May 23, p.18.

2000
"The Art of Boredom," The New York Times Magazine, April 9, pp. 74-76.
"Flintridge announces award winners," Artweek, May, p. 2.
Lozano, Amparo. "Viaje a un mundo interior," Fotografica, April, pp. 10-13.

1999
"Sunset Porno and the Seamy, Steamy Suburbs. A Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes in Everyday L.A.," Vogue Hommes International Mode, Spring/Summer, pp.130-144.

1998
Graves, Donna. "People in Real Life Suburbia," Sculpture, April, pp. 18-19.

1997
Thym, Jolene."A perfect exhibit for an imperfect world," Valley Herald, August 9

1996
Goldberg, Vicki "The Snapshot, History's Modest Helper," The New York Times, June 16

1995
Patterson, Tom. "Thought-Provoking Exhibit Examines Meaning of Home," Winston-Salem Journal, September 17, p. E2
Rinehart, Bettie, "Mom-and-Pop Art," New Times, June 9, 1995, pp. 65-66
Dicker, Kiana. "Larry Sultan's Pictures From Home," Blast, May/June 1995
Vroege, Bas, & Herst, Deanna, "The Autobiographie Realism in Recent Photography and Media Art," Perspektief Quarterly Photography Magazine, No. 49
Mader, D.H. "Family Values," Perspektief Quarterly Photography Magazine, no. 49
Blind Spot, "Larry Sultan: The Sailor Who Fell From Grace," Issue #5

1994
Schultz, Suzy, "Family Pictures Tell a Multitude of Stories," Chicago Sun Times, October 9
Thall, Larry. "Larry Sultan's Photos Raise an Old Question: Whose Life Is It Anyway?," Chicago Tribune, October 7, Section 7
Pincus, Robert L. "Portrait of the Home Folks:Poignant Family Essay," The San Diego Union-Tribune, March 13, p. E6

1993
Tanner, Marcia. "A Hunger for Each Other's Stories," Camerawork, vol. 20 no. 2 Fall/Winter 1993
Tanner, Marcia. "Poolside Manners," Artnews, October
Aletti, Vince. "Family Viewing," Village Voice, July 9, p. 61
Porges, Maria. Art Issues, March/April
White, Robin. "Larry Sultan," Artweek, January 7

1992
Tanner, Marcia. "All in the Family: Photographer Larry Sultan Stays Close to Home in Search for Truth," San Francisco Chronicle, December 13, p. 45

1991
Plagens, Peter, "Pleasures and Terrors, " Newsweek Magazine, October 25
Russel, John. "A Volatile Mixture of Mediums," New York Times, July 14

1990
Liu, Catherine. "Interview with Larry Sultan," Bomb Magazine, Spring

1989
"Photography," The New Yorker, July 17
Mufkin, Liz. "Exposed Realities," San Francisco Chronicle, May 14
Muchnic, Suzanne. "Remaking Make-Believe in California," Los Angeles Times, July 21
Grundberg, Andy. "Further Developments in the California State of Mind," New York Times, July 23
"The Worlds Greatest Photographs 1980-1990," Life Magazine

1988
Dubin, Zan. "Walking U.S. Up to a New Rising Sun," Los Angeles Times, October 16
Brown, Betty Ann. "Joining Together in Strength," Artweek, November 11

1986
Sultan, Larry. "Reflections on a Home Movie," Aperture Magazine, Summer '87

1985
Richards, Paul. "Remembrances of Families Past," Washington Post, May 25
Glowen, Ron. "Art and Advertising," Center of Contemporary Art Folio, June 1985

1983
Liss, Andrea. "Subjective Objective," Artweek, May 28
Fisher, Hal. Artforum, September

1982
Sobieszek, Robert. "Color as Form," Camera Arts, September

1981
Johnstone, Mark, "Conveying the Intangible," Artweek, May 2
Au, Anita. "Interview with Larry Sultan," PhotoArt Magazine, Hong Kong, November

1980
Livingston, Kathryn. "Larry Sultan," American Photographer, August

1979
"Evidence," Journal of Visual Anthropology, Temple University, January
Eliot, David. "Evidence," Chicago Sun Times, November 18

1978
Scully, Julia. "Seeing Pictures," Modern Photography, April
Davis, Douglas. "Harvard's Challenging Evidence," Newsweek, May 8
Coleman, Alan. "Is it Time to Stop Believing Photographs?," Camera 35, October

1977
Thomas, Lew. "Photography and Ideology," Art Contemporary, vol. 8
Thornton, Gene. "New York Joys - A Prague Disgrace," New York Times, December 25
Thornton, Gene. "Evidence," Artnews, November
Lifson, Ben. "Modern Dreams," Village Voice, September 11
Heinecken, Robert. "Open and Shut Case," Afterimage, May
Gross, Fred. "Evidence," Photograph, July
Barndse, Henri Man. "Evidence," Exposure, December

1975
Czarnski, Joe. "Replaced, The Structure of Myth," Artweek, November 15, 1975
Desmarais, Charles. "Junk Jazz," Afterimage, April

1974
Murray, Joan, "Immersion," Artweek, November 16

PUBLISHED BOOKS

2012
Larry Sultan and Mike Mandel
, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig/D.A.P.

2010
Katherine Avenue
, Steidl

2004
The Valley, Scalo Verlag

1992
Pictures From Home, Harry N. Abrams Inc. New York

1989
Headlands: The Marin Coast at the Golden Gate University of New Mexico Press (collaboration with Miles DeCoster, Mark Klett, Mike Mandel and Paul Metcalf)

1977
Evidence, (collaboration with Mike Mandel) self-published

1974
How to Read Music in One Evening
(collaboration with Mike Mandel)

ANTHOLOGIES, CATALOGES AND PORTFOLIOS

2009
Respini, Eva- Into the Sunset: Photography’s image of the American West Museum of Modern Art, NY

2008
Bohn-Spector, Claudia and Watts, Jennifer - This Side of Paradise:  Body and Landscape in L.A.    Photographs,  Merrell
Blauvelt, Andrew  
Worlds Away: New Suburban Landscape - Walker Art Center

2006
Bright, Susan Art-Photography Now – Aperture, New York
Weski, Thomas ClickDoubleClick: The Documentary Factor- Walter Koneig Gemany
Busard, Katherine So the Story Goes: Photographs by  Tina Barney, Philip-Lorca DiCorcia, Nan Goldin, Sally Mann and Larry Sultan, Yale University Press
La Salle Bank
One of a Kind: Portraits from the La Salle Bank Photography CollectioN

2005
Kennedy, Marla Hamburg and Stiller, Ben. Looking at Los Angeles Metropolis Books, New York

2004
Fashioning Fiction in Photography since 1990, Museum of Modern ArT
Cotton, Charlotte The Photograph as Contemporary Art Thames & Hudson LTD, London

2003
Family Ties
, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass
Habitacion 2 Colexio Oficial de Arquitectos de Galicia, Spain
Baja To Vancouver: The West Coast and the Contemporary Art, Seattle Art Museum

2002
Visions from America: Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art
,Whitney Museum and Prestel Verlag
Lehmann, Ulrich. Chic Clicks: Creativity and Commerce in Contemporary Fashion, Photography ICA Boston, and Hadje Cantz
Hingston, Thomas Porn? Vision On, London
Johnstone, Mark; Aboud Holzman, Leslie. Epicenter: San Francisco Bay Area Art Now Chronicle Books

2001
Aletti, Vince et al. The Book of 11 Books, PPP Editions and Roth Horowitz
Neri, Louise. Setting and Players: Theatrical Ambiguity In American Photography, The White Cube, London, England
Sandbye, Mette. Mindsmaerker, Tavens Sorte Bibliotek

2000
American Treasures of Corcoran Museum of Art
, Abbeville Pre
Druckery, Timothy. Immodest Gazes, La Foundation La Caiza, Barcelona
Made in California; Image and Identity 1900-2000
, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Kemp, Arnold. Bay Area Now II, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
Kabat, Nora. Beyond Boundaries: Contemporary Photography in California, Friends of Photography

1999
California Classics: Highlights from the Collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
, exhibition catalogue. APT International Inc., pp.107-109

Kimball, Cathy. Into the 21st Century, Selections from the Permanent Collection San Jose Museum of Art

1998
Hirsch, Marianne. Familial Gaze, Harvard University Press
Phillips, Sandra. Police Pictures: The Photograph as Evidence, Chronicle Books, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
George, Alice Rose/ Hope Photographs, Thames and Hudson

1997
Rugoff, Ralph. Scene of the Crime, MIT Press
Sussler, Betsey. Speak Art, The best of Bomb Magazine Interviews G+B Arts International
Blind Spot, #Ten, What Remains After Things Fall Apart

1995
Home is Where
, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina
Making of a Modern Museum, SF Museum of Modern Art
A Century of American Photography, the Hallmark Collection, Abrams
Geiber, Ron. Parent, Dayton Art Institute/Wright State University
Heyman, Abigail. Flesh and Blood, The Picture Project, New York

1994
Brown, Carol. Who’s Looking at the Family? Barbican Art Gallery, London

1991
Bamburger, Tom. Blood Relatives, The Milwaukee Art Museum
Galassi, Peter. The Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort, The museum of Modern Art

1989
Kismaric, Susan. California Photography: Re-Marking Make Believe, The Museum of Modern Art

1988
Tucker, Ann. Cross Currents/Çross Country San Francisco Camerawork and Boston Photographic Resource Center

1987
Grundberg, Andy and Kathleen Gauss. Photography and Art: interactions since 1946, New York: Abbeville Press

1985
Irmas, Deborah. Signs of the Times: Some Recurring Motifs in 20th Century Photography, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

1984
Katzman, Louise. Photography in California: 1945 through 1975, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

1981
Thomas, Lew and Peter D’Agostino eds. Still Photography: The Problematic Model, San Francisco: NFS Press

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL
Berkeley Art Museum, CA
The Baltimore Museum of Art, MD
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
Canadian Center for Art and Architecture, Montreal, Canada
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York , NY
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Frods Regional D'art Contemporain, Lyon, France
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Guggenheim Museum,  New York, NY
The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
The List Art Center, Brown University, Boston
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX 
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
The Oakland Museum, CA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT