First edition of Tulsa, OK by Victor d’Allant (2021)
Large format hardback in new condition
Signed by Victor d’Allant to title page
Exactly 100 years after the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and fifty years after Larry Clark’s TULSA came out (it was first published in 1971), Victor d’Allant returns to Oklahoma and revisits this seminal work, one that quickly became a reference book in documentary photography.
A visual anthropologist born in Paris and currently living in San Francisco, Victor d’Allant interviewed all his sitters before taking his camera out. In this book, he shares their stories along with their pictures. The result: a vision of the U.S. that can sometimes be heartbreaking, sometimes also quite hopeful.
In her introductory essay, TULSA, NOT OK, Julie Winter, a Tulsa-based Latina drug dealer (and single mother of two), shares her personal story and how this book came to be: “I took Victor to the small streets and back alleys around Tulsa’s newly renovated arts district, along Brady Street. This is the heart of Tulsa on a Friday night. That’s where he took many of these photographs...”