Video: Ari Marcopoulos spills it

Franklin Melendez

As he prepares his first mid-career survey for its next destination, Ari Marcopoulos looks back on his trajectory, from the first inklings of photography to the lasting influence of a certain Dutch ethic. Along the way, he revisits some familiar subjects, from skateboarders to artists, to the legacy of New York downtown—just don’t call it a retrospective.



Top: Ari Marcopoulos: Drainage Tunnel, Remio, 2007; C-print; 48 x 60 in.


Ari Marcopoulos: Within Arm’s Reach closes February 7.