“It was dark of light but bright of soul,” the photographerLarry Finksaid of one of the inaugural balls that lit up Washington, D.C., this past weekend. Fink, who was commissioned byThe New Yorkerto coverNewt Gingrich’s 2012 run for the Republican Presidential nomination, returned to the nation’s capital to shoot the 2013 inauguration festivities.
Fink is best known for his black-and-white photographs of Hollywood parties and their attending personalities. Turning that eye to Washington, he captured the glitz and glamor of the Inaugural Ball, the H.O.P.E. Inaugural Youth Ball, and the African American Church Ball.
- Elissa Curtis
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