Four Photographs by Lou Reed

BOMB 108 Summer 2009
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Lou Reed, Untitled, 2008, digital print, 16 × 24 inches. All images courtesy of the artist and Steven Kasher Gallery, New York.

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Lou Reed, Untitled, 2008, digital print, 16 × 24 inches.

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Lou Reed, Untitled, 2008, digital print, 16 × 24 inches.

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Lou Reed, Untitled, 2008, digital print, 16 × 24 inches

This issue of First Proof is sponsored in part by the Bertha and Isaac Liberman Foundation.

Lou Reed by Tim Nye
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