Bob Carlos Clarke: Full Throttle Exhibition open now until 5th June

By on April 14, 2010

The Little Black Gallery in London announces Full Throttle, the second part of a retrospective of work by the legendary photographer Bob Carlos Clarke. The first part, ‘Wall to Wall’, was a sellout in 2009

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The exhibition features a selection of pictures from Bob’s thirty year career. The estate of Bob Carlos Clarke will also release for the first time ‘estate editions’ of nine of Bob’s famous early images as 16” x 9” digital bromide prints in editions of 25 for £350 + VAT. These include ‘Black is My True Love’s Heart’, ‘Dreamkeeper’ and ‘Courtesan’.

Bob Carlos Clarke was born in Cork, Ireland, in 1950 and came to England in 1964 to study art and design at West Sussex College of Art. He then went to London College of Printing, before completing his degree at the Royal College of Art in 1975. Bob won numerous awards for his high-profile advertising campaigns, fame for his photo journalism and celebrity portraits and international acclaim from collectors of fine prints. He died in 2006 and is now recognised as one of Britain’s most important and collectable photographers.

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Bob Carlos Clarke produced six books: The Illustrated Delta of Venus (1979), Obsession (1981), The Dark Summer (1985), White Heat (1990), Shooting Sex (2002) and Love Dolls never Die (2004). A biography, ‘Exposure’, by Simon Garfield was published by Ebury Press in 2009.

For further information, contact Ghislain Pascal on 07778 788 735 or email or go to

The Little Black Gallery, 13A Park Walk, London SW10 OAJ
020 7349 9332

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