PUBLISHER
Steidl

BOOK FORMAT
Clth, 10 x 13 in. / 128 pgs / 73 bw.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Forthcoming

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D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: SPRING 2017 p. 135   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9783958292727 TRADE
List Price: $35.00 CDN $45.00

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Betsy Karel: Times Square


In Times Square, street photographer Betsy Karel (born 1946) uses five New York City blocks as a metaphor for urban America today. Her premise is that many of the major trends of our society are present in Times Square: globalism, consumerism, ubiquitous sexualization, hucksterism, surveillance, narcissism. All are compressed and amplified here. In Karel’s photos fantasy parades as reality, corporate interests invade almost all public spaces, and Times Square becomes a vivid, almost hyper realistic, form of theater.
“Karel is a native New Yorker who haunted Times Square to find what most of the city’s dwellers seek to avoid: the tourists and everything that exists for them in that historic mecca. She records the intermingling of those responsible for the cacophony, those reacting and those who appear oblivious. She recognized the sadness that co-exists with outrageous exhibitionism, the excessive signs competing for attention with 24/7 congestion, workers, beggars and lovers.” —Anne Wilkes Tucker
Betsy Karel: Times Square

STATUS: Forthcoming | 11/21/2017

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ISBN: 9783958292727 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 11/21/2017
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Betsy Karel: Conjuring Paradise

BETSY KAREL: CONJURING PARADISE

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ISBN: 9781934435670 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 11/30/2013
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