LARRY
RACIOPPO

 
   
 

COLLECTIONS

American Jewish Historical Society
Archives and Special Collections, College of Staten Island
Brooklyn Collection, Brooklyn Public Library
Brooklyn Historical Society
The Brooklyn Museum
Center for Photography at Woodstock
Center for New York City Neighborhoods
El Museo Del Barrio
The Hudson River Museum
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
The Museum of Biblical Art
Museum of the City of New York
Museum of Friends
National September 11 Memorial & Museum
New York Historical Society
New York Landmarks Conservancy
New York Public Library
Schimmel Center for the Arts, Pace University
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

PUBLICATIONS

BROOKLYN BEFORE
Photographs, 1971 – 1983
Three Hills/Cornell University Press
2018

THE WORD ON THE STREET
The photographs of Larry Racioppo
Museum of Biblical Art
2007

HALLOWEEN
Photographs by Larry Racioppo
Charles Scribner’s Sons
1980

EDUCATION

Brooklyn College M.S. Television/Radio Production
Fordham University B.A. Communications

AWARDS

National Endowment for the Arts 2006
Chairman’s Extraordinary Action Grant for The Word on the Street

BCAT/Rotunda Gallery Artist’s Residency in Multimedia 2005

New York State Council on the Arts 2000

The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in Fine Arts 1999

Brooklyn Arts Council 1998

The Puffin Foundation

Queens Council on the Arts Individual Artists Award

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship 1997

Golden Light Awards: Top 100 Photographers

COMMISSIONS

National September 11 Memorial & Museum 2011
New York Historical Society 2002, 2004
Brooklyn Historical Society 2002
Municipal Art Society 2001
Brooklyn Information and Culture, Inc. 2000
New York Landmarks Conservancy 1999
Museum of the City of New York 1998

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

LARRY RACIOPPO: A Retrospective
BROOKLYN COLLECTION Brooklyn Public Library 9/18

BROOKLYN BEFORE: Selected Photographs Tabla Rasa Gallery Brooklyn, NY 9/18

A PHOTOGRAPHER in the CITY
Art + Cayce Cayce, SC 4/10

KITTY and LUCKY: Photographs of my Aunt Concetta and Uncle Augustine
Garibaldi-Meucci Museum Staten Island, NY 9/09

BROOKLYN INTERIORS
Safe-T-Gallery Brooklyn, NY 4/08

THE WORD ON THE STREET: The Photographs of Larry Racioppo
The Museum of Biblical Art New York City 6/06

ALL THIS USELESS BEAUTY
Brooklyn Public Library Brooklyn, NY 9/03

O GIGLIO E PARADISO
Safe-T-Gallery Brooklyn, NY 6/03

FORGOTTEN GATEWAY: The Abandoned Buildings of Ellis Island
Ellis Island Immigration Museum New York City 10/02
New Jersey Historical Society Newark 4/01
New Jersey State Museum Trenton 4/00
Museum of the City of New York New York City 10/99
National Building Museum Washington, DC 11/98

LANDSCAPES OF HOPE
Museum of the City of New York New York City 1/99

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

BROOKLYN PHOTOGRAPHS
BRIC House Brooklyn, NY 9/17

FIVE CENTS TO DREAMLAND: A Trip to Coney Island
New York Transit Museum Brooklyn, NY 6/16

CONEY ISLAND
The Valentine Museum of Art Brooklyn, NY 9/15

RISING WATERS: Photographs of Sandy
Museum of the City of New York, New York City, 8/13

SEA DRIFT
Brooklyn Arts Council Gallery Brooklyn,NY 3/13

VOCES Y VISIONES: Gran Caribe
El Museo del Barrio New York City 12/11

CHANGING STREETSCAPES
New Architecture and Open Space in Harlem
Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture New York City 7/06
City College of New York Cohen Library New York City 2/05

URBAN NEIGHBORS: Images of New York City Wildlife
The New York Public Library New York City 10/02

OUT OF THE DUST: A Year of Ministry at Ground Zero
St. Paul’s Chapel New York City 9/02

FRESH KILLS: The Photographs
Municipal Art Society New York City 5/01

NEW YORK NOW 2000
Museum of the City of New York New York City 5/00

ORDER AND DISORDER: Architectural Transitions in Prints and Photographs
The New York Public Library New York City 1/99

GETTING FROM HERE TO THERE
The Hudson River Museum Yonkers, NY 10/98