Fall 2020 Books on NYC

Helen Levitt: A Way of Seeing
Text by James Agee.

Ever since it was first published in 1965, Helen Levitt’s collection of photographs taken on the streets of 1940s New York City has been revered as a classic of its genre. Made in collaboration with >>more

Walther König/Film Documents LLC
ISBN 9781733601801
US $55.00 CAN $77.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 7.75 in. / 120 pgs / 63 duotone.
Pub Date: 06/16/2020 In stock

Helen Levitt: New York
Text by Shamoon Zamir.

Helen Levitt’s (1913-2009) photographs from the 1930s and 1940s of the communities of New York City’s Harlem are startling achievements of street photography. They catch the evanescent configurations of gesture, movement, pose and expression that >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633451209
US $14.95 CAN $20.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7.25 x 9 in. / 48 pgs / 35 color.
Pub Date: 03/09/2021 In stock

Taryn Simon: The Color of a Flea’s Eye
Text by Joshua Chuang and Tim Griffin.

Taryn Simon’s The Color of a Flea’s Eye presents a history of the New York Public Library’s Picture Collection—a legendary trove of more than one million prints, photographs, postcards, posters and images from disused books >>more

Cahiers d'Art
ISBN 9782851173140
US $150.00 CAN $210.00 SDNR30
Hbk, 10 x 13.25 in. / 460 pgs / 57 color / 442 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/01/2020 In stock

Susan Meiselas: Tar Beach
Foreword by Martin Scorsese.

In Tar Beach, photographer and Little Italy resident Susan Meiselas (born 1948) brings together found pictures that were made, kept and gathered by various families who handed them down from 1940 to the early 1970s. >>more

ISBN 9788862087223
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Flexi, 6 x 8.5 in. / 84 pgs / 17 color / 67 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/13/2020 In stock

Joel Sternfeld: Walking the High Line
Text by Adam Gopnik, John Stilgoe.

With nine additional photos, a larger format and an expanded, up-to-date timeline, this is the new and revised edition of Joel Sternfeld’s Walking the High Line, which documents the overgrown elevated freight rail line above >>more

ISBN 9783958297647
US $35.00 CAN $49.00 TRADE
Clth, 11.75 x 9.75 in. / 80 pgs / 49 color / 6 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/01/2022 Awaiting stock

Godlis Streets
Foreword by Luc Sante. Text by David Godlis. Afterword by Chris Stein.

When he is on the street armed with his camera, photographer David Godlis (born 1951) describes himself as “a gunslinger and a guitar picker all in one.” Ever since he bought his first 35mm camera >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9781909526730
US $39.95 CAN $55.95 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 9.5 in. / 160 pgs / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/17/2020 Out of stock

Joseph Szabo: Hometown
Edited by Phil Bicker. Contributions by Benedict Cosgrove.

In Hometown, American photographer Joseph Szabo (born 1944) explores the same geographical site as his acclaimed series Teenage and Almost Grown with a slightly different focus: rather than photograph the adolescent population of Long Island, >>more

ISBN 9788862087346
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Hbk, 12 x 8.75 in. / 72 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/13/2020 In stock

Gudrun Kemsa: New York, New York
Edited by Tayfun Belgin, Marion Bornscheuer, Kai Uwe Schierz. Text by Tayfun Belgin, Gudrun Kemsa.

In her images of street-level city life, German photographer Gudrun Kemsa (born 1961) creates strangely poetic tableaux of everyday interactions between New Yorkers and their surrounding environment. The urban architecture of banks, bus stops and >>more

ISBN 9783735606655
US $30.00 CAN $42.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 6.5 in. / 96 pgs / 56 color.
Pub Date: 10/20/2020 In stock

Ellen Harvey: New York Beautification Project
Text by Ellen Harvey.

Between 1999 and 2001, small old-fashioned landscapes painstakingly executed in oil started to appear on graffiti sites across New York City. The paintings were the work of the well-known Brooklyn-based artist Ellen Harvey (born 1967).

Documented >>more

Gregory R. Miller & Co.
ISBN 9781941366394
US $25.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 12 in. / 100 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2021 Awaiting stock


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