Fall 2017 Books on NYC

Best Fall 2017 Books on New York City

Alice Neel: Uptown

Pulitzer Prize winner Hilton Als on Alice Neel’s quietly political portraits of her uptown New York neighbors

Known for her portraits of family, friends, writers, poets, artists, students, singers, salesmen, activists and more, Alice Neel (1900–84) >>more
David Zwirner Books/Victoria Miro
ISBN 9781941701607
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 10.5 in. / 144 pgs / 57 color.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017

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New York City Transit Authority Graphics Standards Manual

The NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual contains scans of Massimo Vignelli and Bob Noorda’s (Unimark) modernist masterpiece. The manual describes the design and construction for the iconic NYC subway signs that we still see and use.

Standards Manual
ISBN 9780692496954
US $54.95 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Clth, 10.5 x 10.5 in. / 356 pgs / 176 color.
Pub Date: 09/01/2015
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Evelyn Hofer: New York Edited by Andreas Pauly, Sabine Schmid. Text by John Haskell.

The starting point for this publication is the 1965 book New York Proclaimed, which features an in-depth essay by V.

S. Pritchett and photos by Evelyn Hofer (1922–2009), and which enjoyed great popularity upon its original >>more
ISBN 9783958293489
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Clth, 8.75 x 11.25 in. / 144 pgs / 25 color / 68 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017

Manhattan Transit: The Subway Photographs of Helen Levitt Edited by Marvin Hoshino, Thomas Zander. Introduction by David Campany. In 1938 Helen Levitt (1913–2009) accompanied Walker Evans on a project to photograph passengers on the New York subway. Soon she was taking her own pictures. More empathetic and informal than Evans’, Levitt’s finest photographs >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960981220
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.5 x 8.25 in. / 84 pgs / 51 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017
Janet Russek and David Scheinbaum: Remnants Text by Amy Stein-Milford, Sean Corcoran.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New Mexico–based photographers David Scheinbaum (born 1951) and Janet Russek (born 1947) started photographing New York’s Lower East Side in 1999, and have chronicled a time of extraordinary transformation.

Undergoing rapid >>more
Radius Books
ISBN 9781942185307
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 10.25 in. / 136 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017

Simon Eeles: Far Far Rockaway

The second book by Australian-born, London-based photographer Simon Eeles (born 1983)—following Australiana (2016)—spans two summers in Far Rockaway Beach, in Queens, New York.

Operating from a tent perched on the edge of the beach, he worked >>more
ISBN 9788862085434
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Clth, 9 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017

Lionel Koretzky: 1000 Cars of NYC Text by Nathaniel Goldberg.

For three years, from 2013 to 2016, Brooklyn-based photographer Lionel Koretzky fed his Instagram account @soloparkingnyc with photographs of New York cars that he took on a daily basis, using his iPhone, systematically cropping them >>more
ISBN 9788862085465
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.25 x 6.25 in. / 288 pgs / 1,000 color.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017

Dan Ziskie: Cloud Chamber

Cloud Chamber is the first monograph by American actor and photographer Dan Ziskie, gathering photographs taken in New York between 2013 and 2016.

Ziskie grew up in Detroit, eventually moving to Chicago to work as an >>more
ISBN 9788862085472
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.75 x 9.5 in. / 104 pgs / 70 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017


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