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This engaging book from The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers nearly two hundred illustrated descriptions of New York, all presented as simple, concise observations and reactions: A Bearden collage is community; a Hopper painting is solitude. A Tiffany design is on stage; a Sherman photograph is on film. A Burckhardt photograph is authentic; a Steichen photograph is atmosphere.

Reaching across time and form, from nineteenth-century paintings to Art Deco costume to contemporary photographs, the selected works represent the Metropolitan Museum's vast collection and are sure to inspire both novice and seasoned New Yorkers to create their own descriptions of Gotham.

This engaging book from The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers nearly two hundred illustrated descriptions of New York, all presented as simple, concise observations and reactions: A Bearden collage is community; a Hopper painting is solitude. A Tiffany design is on stage; a Sherman photograph is on film. A Burckhardt photograph is authentic; a Steichen photograph is atmosphere.

Reaching across time and form, from nineteenth-century paintings to Art Deco costume to contemporary photographs, the selected works represent the Metropolitan Museum's vast collection and are sure to inspire both novice and seasoned New Yorkers to create their own descriptions of Gotham.

Details
  • Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Pages: 384
  • Illustrations: Full color throughout
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 5 1/2'' x 6 5/8''
  • ISBN: 9781588394484
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from The book epitomises New York All of the illustrations in the book epitomises, for me, an Australian from Sydney, the very essence of New york. I can't isolate any one picture but after spending a most enjoyable 6 weeks in Manhattan I look through the book and wonderful memories flood back. I have now got to the stage where I am seriously thinking of doing a similar book about Sydney
Date published: 2014-08-23
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