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Mark Morrisroe

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A luminous comet shooting across the late 70s constellation of photographers and artists that included Nan Goldin, David Armstrong, Jack Pierson and Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Mark Morrisroe produced an incredibly rich and various body of work in the brief ten-plus years in which he was active. He survived a fraught childhood and teen years as a prostitute (he was once shot by ...more
Paperback, 512 pages
Published March 31st 2011 by Jrp Ringier (first published October 1st 1999)
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Grady
Mar 11, 2011 Grady rated it it was amazing
Rebel With A Cause

Mark Morrisroe (1959 - 1989) will likely go down in art history as one of the most amazingly odd and gifted 'outsiders' of his time. His own biography seems closer to fiction than fact: a runaway kid at age thirteen, he survived the streets as a hustler, performed as a drag queen, was involved in punk journalism, and eventually Art School. His career as an artist was only a brief ten years but in that time he gained international recognition as an artist unafraid to to try any
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The Rafvolution
Jan 05, 2009 The Rafvolution rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I wish i had half the guts this crazy dude had... you must love mark for doing his thing
Jim Sullivan
May 27, 2016 Jim Sullivan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Live pretty, die young. Mark Morrisroe's photos will haunt you for a long time after viewing them.
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Mar 02, 2012 Bradley rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a collection of Mark Morrisroe's photography.
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