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Ari Marcopoulos

Born in 1957, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Lives and works in New York City, United States

Overview

Ari Marcopoulos (b. in 1957 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands; lives and works in Brooklyn, NY, USA). Since arriving in New York from his native Holland in 1979, Ari Marcopoulos has documented the diverse sub­cultures of America. His photographs and videos depict the brash vitality of underground music and the rebellious athleticism of extreme sports. ln a body of work that demonstrates a rare empathy for his subjects, Marcopoulos neither patronizes tentative expressions of identity nor romanticizes...Read more