Larry Harvey

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Larry Harvey (January 11, 1948 – April 28, 2018) was an American artist, philanthropist and activist. He was born in San Francisco, California. He was the main co-founder of the Burning Man event, along with his friend Jerry James.[1] He was also the president of the Black Rock Arts Foundation, a non-profit art grant foundation for promoting interactive collaborative public art.

On April 4, 2018, Harvey was hospitalized in San Francisco after suffering from a "massive" stroke and remained under critical condition.[2] He died on April 28, 2018 at the age of 70.[3]

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  1. Jacques, Adam (23 August 2014). "Larry Harvey: The founder of the Burning Man event on adoption, uncontrollable rage - and how Freud became a father figure". The Independent.
  2. "Burning Man founder Larry Harvey in critical condition after massive stroke". San Francisco Gate. April 11, 2018. Retrieved April 13, 2018.
  3. "Burning Man founder Larry Harvey dies after massive stroke". USA TODAY. Retrieved 28 April 2018.

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