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Jamel Shabazz: Sights in the City, New York Street Photographs

Introduction by Marla Hamburg Kennedy. Interview by Cheryl Dunn.

Featured image is reproduced from 'Sights in the City: New York Street Photographs by Jamel Shabazz.'During the summer of 1980, under the direction of his photographer father, Jamel Shabazz armed himself with a Canon AE1 SLR camera and began to photograph the landscape of his native New York City. Photographing in the streets put Shabazz right in the heart of all of the action; he carried his camera everywhere he went, from Harlem to Times Square, the Lower East Side to downtown Brooklyn, always set and at the ready. Like a fisherman seeking a fruitful catch, Shabazz ventured into locations full of life and uncertainty in hopes of capturing a unique moment. Consisting of 120 color and black-and-white photographs taken between 1985 and the 2000s, most of which have never been published, Sights in the City is the testament of Shabazz’s visual journey.

New York–based Jamel Shabazz (born 1960) is a documentary, fashion and street photographer. Since first picking up the camera nearly 40 years ago he has authored seven monographs (including the popular volume Back in the Days) and exhibited worldwide; his work is in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum, The Smithsonian and the Bronx Museum of the Arts.

Featured image is reproduced from 'Sights in the City: New York Street Photographs by Jamel Shabazz.'

PRAISE AND REVIEWS

Vogue

Miss Rosen

For Shabazz, style is more than self-expression; it is an act of resistance, a refusal to be invisible, erased, or diminished. The strength of that vision can be traced throughout his new book, Sights in the City: New York Street Photographs.

Mass Appeal

Jamie Maleszka

Shabazz has perfected capturing the everyday moments at just the right moment. Moments so specific and singular, they become universal.

Mass Appeal

Jamie Maleszka

"A visual tapestry"

The New York Review of Books Daily

Tobi Haslett

His photographs are usually the result of consent, not a furtive snapshot—so people comport themselves with a bright, willful crispness, rising to the aesthetic occasion ... In Shabazz’s work, exuberance dominates.

Jamel Shabazz: Sights in the City, New York Street Photographs

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FROM THE BOOK
"My biggest concern is not fashion, my biggest concern is war and where we’re going as a society. For too long, the outer has been what people judge people by, but in this day and time, there are a lot of people losing their jobs, and they can’t concern themselves with fashion and being fashionable, so my lens is more turned toward those people now. I’m often viewed as a hip-hop photographer, but I’m a social documentarian, and that’s where my heart is at. Fashion plays a role in my work, but for me it’s sort of higher-level than that. It’s really about the individual who’s in clothes that I look at—more about the inner soul than the outer."

Jameel Shabaaz interview by Kristin Anderson in Vogue

FROM THE ARTBOOK BLOG

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 11/7/2017

Jamel Shabazz to sign 'Sights in the City' at NiLu

Jamel Shabazz to sign 'Sights in the City' at NiLu

Thursday, November 16 from 6:30 - 8PM, NiLu presents photographer Jamel Shabazz signing Sights in the City: New York Street Photographs, published by Damiani.
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FROM THE ARTBOOK BLOG

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 4/1/2017

Jamel Shabazz to Launch 'Sights in the City' at BOOKMARC

Jamel Shabazz to Launch 'Sights in the City' at BOOKMARC

Thursday, April 6, BOOKMARC presents Jamel Shabazz signing advance copies of Sights in the City, New York Street Photographs, forthcoming from Damiani. Champagne reception, 6-8PM!
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FROM THE ARTBOOK BLOG

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 2/10/2020

Boom boxes, break dancing and the Salsa King: Fashion Week Black History from Jamel Shabazz

Boom boxes, break dancing and the Salsa King: Fashion Week Black History from Jamel Shabazz

Times Square, 1982—this photograph says it all. Reproduced from Fashion Week/Black History Month staff favorite Jamel Shabazz: Sights in the City, it is one of 120 photographs that bring the streets of 1980s and 90s NYC back to life in an instant. Other photographs recall old-school 80s police vans, Flatbush boys with their boom boxes, Washington Square Park break dancers, prostitutes, pimps, block parties and the World Trade Center towers lit up at night. "At once photojournalist, portraitist, urban archivist and fashion photographer," Marla Hamburg Kennedy writes, "Jamel is a man in love with his city and his camera is his tool to freeze decisive moments in his surroundings." continue to blog


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D.A.P.

ISBN: 9781636810270
USD $100.00
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Pub Date: 9/14/2021
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Adam Pendleton: Pasts, Futures, and Aftermaths

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DABA/KOENIG BOOKS

ISBN: 9781734681710
USD $45.00
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Pub Date: 9/28/2021
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Adam Pendleton: Who Is Queen?

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THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9781633451100
USD $45.00
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Pub Date: 10/12/2021
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AFRICAN ART

By Ezio Bassani.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857208695
USD $70.00
| CAN $90

Pub Date: 9/25/2012
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AFRO-ATLANTIC HISTORIES

DELMONICO BOOKS/MUSEU DE ARTE DE SăO PAULO

ISBN: 9781636810027
USD $65.00
| CAN $83 UK £ 51.5

Pub Date: 12/7/2021
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Among Others: Blackness at MoMA

AMONG OTHERS: BLACKNESS AT MOMA

Edited with text by Darby English, Charlotte Barat. Text by Mabel O. Wilson, et al.

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9781633450349
USD $65.00
| CAN $82

Pub Date: 8/20/2019
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Barkley L. Hendricks: Basketball

BARKLEY L. HENDRICKS: BASKETBALL

Text by Terry Myers.

SKIRA/JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY

ISBN: 9788857241487
USD $25.00
| CAN $35

Pub Date: 10/6/2020
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Barkley L. Hendricks: Photography

BARKLEY L. HENDRICKS: PHOTOGRAPHY

Text by Anna Arabindan-Kesson.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857241500
USD $25.00
| CAN $34.5

Pub Date: 6/22/2021
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Basquiat's "Defacement"

BASQUIAT'S "DEFACEMENT"

GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM

ISBN: 9780892075485
USD $29.95
| CAN $39.95 UK £ 24.95

Pub Date: 7/23/2019
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Black Fire! New Spirits!

BLACK FIRE! NEW SPIRITS!

Edited by Stuart Baker.

SOUL JAZZ BOOKS

ISBN: 9780957260016
USD $49.95
| CAN $67.5

Pub Date: 5/31/2014
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Black Ivy: A Revolt in Style

BLACK IVY: A REVOLT IN STYLE

Edited with text by Jason Jules. Art direction and design by Graham Marsh.

REEL ART PRESS

ISBN: 9781909526822
USD $49.95
| CAN $64.95

Pub Date: 12/7/2021
Forthcoming


Black Lives 1900: W.E.B. Du Bois at the Paris Exposition

BLACK LIVES 1900: W.E.B. DU BOIS AT THE PARIS EXPOSITION

Introduction by Jacqueline Francis, Stephen G. Hall. Foreword by David Adjaye. Contribution by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

REDSTONE PRESS

ISBN: 9781942884538
USD $35.00
| CAN $39.95 UK £ 30

Pub Date: 10/29/2019
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Bodys Isek Kingelez

BODYS ISEK KINGELEZ

Edited with text by Sarah Suzuki. Text by David Adjaye, Chika Okeke-Agulu, et al.

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9781633450547
USD $35.00
| CAN $47.5

Pub Date: 5/22/2018
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Charles White: Black Pope

CHARLES WHITE: BLACK POPE

Text by Esther Adler.

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9781633450271
USD $26.95
| CAN $37

Pub Date: 10/24/2017
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Connecting Afro Futures

CONNECTING AFRO FUTURES

KERBER

ISBN: 9783735606150
USD $40.00
| CAN $55

Pub Date: 10/22/2019
Active | In stock


Dancehall

DANCEHALL

By Beth Lesser. Edited by Stuart Baker.

SOUL JAZZ BOOKS

ISBN: 9780957260085
USD $34.95
| CAN $45.95

Pub Date: 10/24/2017
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David Hammons: Body Prints, 1968–1979

DAVID HAMMONS: BODY PRINTS, 1968–1979

Introduction by Laura Hoptman. Conversation by Linda Goode Bryant, Senga Nengudi. Photographs and essay by Bruce W. Talamon.

THE DRAWING CENTER

ISBN: 9780942324419
USD $28.00
| CAN $38 UK £ 22.5

Pub Date: 3/30/2021
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Faith Ringgold

FAITH RINGGOLD

Foreword by Emily Wei Rales, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Katarina Pierre. Text by Michele Wallace.

GLENSTONE MUSEUM/SERPENTINE/BILDMUSEET

ISBN: 9780999802960
USD $50.00
| CAN $68

Pub Date: 12/14/2021
Forthcoming


Four Generations

FOUR GENERATIONS

GREGORY R. MILLER & CO.

ISBN: 9781941366264
USD $55.00
| CAN $75 UK £ 50

Pub Date: 11/26/2019
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Francis Kéré: Radically Simple

FRANCIS KéRé: RADICALLY SIMPLE

Edited with text by Andres Lepik, Ayça Beygo.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775742177
USD $49.95
| CAN $67.5

Pub Date: 4/25/2017
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Get Out

GET OUT

By Jordan Peele. Text by Tananarive Due.

INVENTORY PRESS

ISBN: 9781941753286
USD $19.95
| CAN $29.95 UK £ 17.5

Pub Date: 11/26/2019
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Gordon Parks: Pittsburgh Grease Plant, 1944/46

GORDON PARKS: PITTSBURGH GREASE PLANT, 1944/46

Edited by Dan Leers. Text by Philip Brookman, Mark Whitaker, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr., Eric Crosby.

STEIDL/THE GORDON PARKS FOUNDATION/CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART

ISBN: 9783969990056
USD $48.00
| CAN $65

Pub Date: 2/1/2022
Forthcoming


Gordon Parks: The Atmosphere of Crime, 1957

GORDON PARKS: THE ATMOSPHERE OF CRIME, 1957

Edited with text by Sarah Hermanson Meister. Foreword by Peter W. Kunhardt Jr., Glenn D. Lowry. Text by Nicole Fleetwood, Bryan Stevenson.

STEIDL/THE GORDON PARKS FOUNDATION

ISBN: 9783958296961
USD $40.00
| CAN $56

Pub Date: 6/16/2020
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Jack Whitten: Odyssey

JACK WHITTEN: ODYSSEY

Text by Katy Siegel, Kelly Baum, Jack Whitten, Richard Shiff, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Kellie Jones. Interview with Courtney Martin.

GREGORY R. MILLER & CO.

ISBN: 9781941366172
USD $55.00
| CAN $72.5 UK £ 50

Pub Date: 6/12/2018
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Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series

JACOB LAWRENCE: THE MIGRATION SERIES

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9781633450400
USD $35.00
| CAN $47.5

Pub Date: 2/28/2017
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Jean-Michel Basquiat

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

Text by Dieter Buchhart, Glenn O'Brien, Jean-Louis Prat, Susanne Reichling.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775725934
USD $65.00
| CAN $87

Pub Date: 11/30/2010
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Jean-Michel Basquiat

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

By Rudy Chiappini.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788876242649
USD $65.00
| CAN $85

Pub Date: 7/12/2005
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Jean-Michel Basquiat: Xerox

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT: XEROX

Edited with text by Dieter Buchhart. Text by Christopher Stackhouse, Eric Robertson.

HATJE CANTZ/NAHMAD CONTEMPORARY

ISBN: 9783775745857
USD $60.00
| CAN $85

Pub Date: 10/8/2019
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Jennifer Packer: The Eye Is Not Satisfied with Seeing

JENNIFER PACKER: THE EYE IS NOT SATISFIED WITH SEEING

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783960989035
USD $45.00
| CAN $61

Pub Date: 11/9/2021
Forthcoming


LaToya Ruby Frazier: Flint Is Family In Three Acts

LATOYA RUBY FRAZIER: FLINT IS FAMILY IN THREE ACTS

Edited with text by Michal Raz-Russo. Text by LaToya Ruby Frazier, Community Members of Flint, Leigh Raiford, Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr.

STEIDL/THE GORDON PARKS FOUNDATION

ISBN: 9783958297531
USD $65.00
| CAN $88

Pub Date: 3/1/2022
Forthcoming


Lee Friedlander: Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom

LEE FRIEDLANDER: PRAYER PILGRIMAGE FOR FREEDOM

Text by Martin Luther King, Jr., A. Philip Randolph, Roy Wilkins.

EAKINS PRESS FOUNDATION

ISBN: 9780871300713
USD $45.00
| CAN $55 UK £ 40

Pub Date: 9/15/2015
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Louisiana Medley: Photographs by Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick

LOUISIANA MEDLEY: PHOTOGRAPHS BY KEITH CALHOUN AND CHANDRA MCCORMICK

Edited by Kathryn E. Delmez. Text by Susan H. Edwards, Makeda Djata Best, Deborah Willis.

THE FRIST CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS

ISBN: 9780998681771
USD $29.95
| CAN $39.95 UK £ 27

Pub Date: 5/22/2018
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Mel D. Cole: American Protest

MEL D. COLE: AMERICAN PROTEST

Introduction by Jamie Lee Curtis.

DAMIANI

ISBN: 9788862087544
USD $45.00
| CAN $61

Pub Date: 11/16/2021
Forthcoming


Michael Jackson: On the Wall

MICHAEL JACKSON: ON THE WALL

Edited with text by Nicholas Cullinan. Text by Margo Jefferson, Zadie Smith.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

ISBN: 9781855147119
USD $49.95
| CAN $67.5

Pub Date: 8/28/2018
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Mickalene Thomas: I Can’t See You Without Me

MICKALENE THOMAS: I CAN’T SEE YOU WITHOUT ME

Foreword by Sherri Geldin. Text by Nicole R. Fleetwood, Michael Goodson, Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Antwaun Sargent.

WEXNER CENTER FOR THE ARTS

ISBN: 9781881390572
USD $39.95
| CAN $53.95 UK £ 35

Pub Date: 11/20/2018
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Muhammad Ali: Fighter's Heaven 1974

MUHAMMAD ALI: FIGHTER'S HEAVEN 1974

Foreword by D.A. Pennebaker.

REEL ART PRESS

ISBN: 9781909526389
USD $49.95
| CAN $67.5

Pub Date: 8/23/2016
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Namsa Leuba: Crossed Looks

NAMSA LEUBA: CROSSED LOOKS

Text by Joseph Gergel, Emmanuel Iduma, Mary Trent.

DAMIANI

ISBN: 9788862087520
USD $55.00
| CAN $75

Pub Date: 11/16/2021
Forthcoming


Nigeria: The Cover Art of Nigerian Music

NIGERIA: THE COVER ART OF NIGERIAN MUSIC

Edited by Stuart Baker.

SOUL JAZZ BOOKS

ISBN: 9780957260078
USD $50.00
| CAN $68

Pub Date: 7/5/2022
Forthcoming


Pathé'O

PATHé'O

EDITION PATRICK FREY

ISBN: 9783907236239
USD $65.00
| CAN $88

Pub Date: 4/12/2022
Forthcoming


Postcards from Africa

POSTCARDS FROM AFRICA

Text by Christraud M. Geary.

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878468553
USD $45.00
| CAN $60 UK £ 35

Pub Date: 9/25/2018
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Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America

RECONSTRUCTIONS: ARCHITECTURE AND BLACKNESS IN AMERICA

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9781633451148
USD $45.00
| CAN $63

Pub Date: 3/2/2021
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Separate Cinema: The First 100 Years of Black Poster Art

SEPARATE CINEMA: THE FIRST 100 YEARS OF BLACK POSTER ART

Edited by John Duke Kisch, Tony Nourmand. Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Text by John Duke Kisch, Peter Doggett. Afterword by Spike Lee.

REEL ART PRESS

ISBN: 9781909526068
USD $45.00
| CAN $60

Pub Date: 10/6/2014
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Somaya Critchlow: Paintings

SOMAYA CRITCHLOW: PAINTINGS

Text by Amanda Renshaw.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857244815
USD $40.00
| CAN $56

Pub Date: 2/1/2022
Forthcoming


Sory Sanlé: Volta Photo

SORY SANLé: VOLTA PHOTO

Edited with text by Matthew S. Witkovsky. Text by Antawan Byrd, Florent Mazzoleni.

STEIDL/THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

ISBN: 9783958294004
USD $40.00
| CAN $54

Pub Date: 6/26/2018
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Soul of a Nation

SOUL OF A NATION

D.A.P./TATE

ISBN: 9781942884170
USD $39.95
| CAN $53.95

Pub Date: 9/26/2017
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Sue Kwon: RAP IS RISEN

SUE KWON: RAP IS RISEN

Foreword by Harry Allen. Introduction by Jeff Mao.

TESTIFY BOOKS

ISBN: 9781732062917
USD $50.00
| CAN $68

Pub Date: 11/16/2021
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The Journey: New Positions in African Photography

THE JOURNEY: NEW POSITIONS IN AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHY

KERBER

ISBN: 9783735606822
USD $69.95
| CAN $97.95

Pub Date: 4/13/2021
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The Soul of a Nation Reader

THE SOUL OF A NATION READER

Edited with text by Mark Godfrey, Allie Biswas. Afterword by Zoé Whitley.

GREGORY R. MILLER & CO.

ISBN: 9781941366325
USD $39.95
| CAN $55.95 UK £ 34.99

Pub Date: 6/1/2021
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Vincent Desailly: The Trap

VINCENT DESAILLY: THE TRAP

Edited by Nadine Barth. Text by Gucci Mane.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775746960
USD $44.00
| CAN $62

Pub Date: 1/28/2020
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Whitewalling: Art, Race & Protest in 3 Acts

WHITEWALLING: ART, RACE & PROTEST IN 3 ACTS

By Aruna D'Souza.

BADLANDS UNLIMITED

ISBN: 9781943263141
USD $19.99
| CAN $27.95

Pub Date: 5/22/2018
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Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation

WRITING THE FUTURE: BASQUIAT AND THE HIP-HOP GENERATION

Edited by Liz Munsell, Greg Tate. Text by J. Faith Almiron, Dakota DeVos, Hua Hsu, Carlo McCormick.

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878468713
USD $50.00
| CAN $69.95 UK £ 35

Pub Date: 5/5/2020
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Young, Gifted and Black: A New Generation of Artists

YOUNG, GIFTED AND BLACK: A NEW GENERATION OF ARTISTS

D.A.P.

ISBN: 9781942884590
USD $49.95
| CAN $69.95 UK £ 45

Pub Date: 9/22/2020
Active | In stock


JAMEL SHABAZZ MONOGRAPHS + ARTIST'S BOOKS

Jamel Shabazz: Sights in the City, New York Street Photographs

JAMEL SHABAZZ: SIGHTS IN THE CITY, NEW YORK STREET PHOTOGRAPHS

Introduction by Marla Hamburg Kennedy. Interview by Cheryl Dunn.

DAMIANI

ISBN: 9788862085274
USD $950.00
| CAN $1260

Pub Date: 4/25/2017
Active | Out of stock


Jamel Shabazz: Sights in the City, New York Street Photographs

JAMEL SHABAZZ: SIGHTS IN THE CITY, NEW YORK STREET PHOTOGRAPHS

Introduction by Marla Hamburg Kennedy. Interview by Cheryl Dunn.

DAMIANI

ISBN: 9788862085229
USD $50.00
| CAN $67.5

Pub Date: 4/25/2017
Active | Out of stock



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