Much of his earlier part of his life was spent in reformatories or in prison. His literary work is clearly marked by those experiences, The Thief's Journal, for example. Other novels, Our Lady of the Flowers and
Miracle of the Rose. Plays include The Maids, The Balcony, The Blacks.
Photographed in New York City in front of Max's Kansas City, New York City, 1971
printed from original negative
printed on 11" x 14" paper
image size: 9" x 10"
signed by the artist