Marcia Resnick was born in Brooklyn, NY, in 1950, and first exhibited her art at the Brooklyn Children's Museum when she was 5 years old. She is an alumnus of NYU, Cooper Union, and California Institute of the Arts. Resnick returned to New York where she taught photography by day and frequented the Mudd Club and CBGB at night, encountering and photographing the denizens of the downtown arts and music scene. She self-published artist's books See, Landscape, and Tahitian Eve in 1975. Her humor column Resnick's Believe-it-Or-Not, consisting of a photograph and a paragraph, was published in the Soho Weekly News from 1979-1982. In 2015, Insight Editions published her book of portraits of iconic men, Punks, Poets & Provocateurs: New York City Bad Boys 1977-1982. Her photographs can be found in numerous books and periodicals, are exhibited internationally, and are in major private and museum collections.
Edition Patrick Frey
The new edition of Marcia Resnick's 1978 iconic book.