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New York at Night

Photography After Dark

Text by Pete HamillAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Pete Hamill, Adam GopnikAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Adam Gopnik and Vince AlettiAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Vince Aletti
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Joseph Byron and James Van Der Zee to Henri Cartier-Bresson, Diane Arbus, Elliott Erwitt, Larry Fink, Nan Goldin, Stanley Kubrick, Ryan McGinley, Bruce Davidson and many more of the best photographers to ever capture New York City when the sun goes down and the bright lights come on are collected here!

New York at Night: Photography after Dark
, showcases images of New York City's legendary nightlife by the leading photographers of the 20th and 21st centuries, from Joseph Byron and James Van Der Zee to Henri Cartier-Bresson, Diane Arbus, Elliott Erwitt, Larry Fink, and more. As diverse and complicated as the city itself, New York's nightlife is glamorous and grungy, lonely and dangerous, highbrow and lowbrow. These images are complimented by writing from some of New York's most respected contemporary authors, adding depth, context, and personal stories of their own experiences to those presented by the photographers. This engaging book captures the energy of the New York night and the city's evolving hotspots, building a history of how New Yorkers play after dark and how that helps make this city a cultural and entertainment powerhouse.

Photographers featured within the book include: Berenice Abbott, Apeda Studio, Amy Arbus, Diane Arbus, Eve Arnold, Richard Avedon, John Baeder, Frank Bauman, Guy Bourdin, Bonnie Briant, Paul Brissman, René Burri, Joseph Byron, Cornell Capa, Drew Carolan, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Bob Colacello, John Cohen, Ted Croner, Bruce Davidson, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Elliott Erwitt, Walker Evans, Louis Faurer, Donna Ferrato, Larry Fink, Robert Frank, Lee Friedlander, Paul Fusco, Ron Galella, William Gedney, Bruce Gilden, Burt Glinn, Nan Goldin, William P. Gottlieb, Samuel H. Gottscho, Charles Harbutt, Phillip Harrington, Paul B. Haviland, Thomas Hoepker, Evelyn Hofer, Jenny Holzer, Peter Hujar, Douglas Jones, Sid Kaplan, William Klein, Stanley Kubrick, Collin LaFleche, Elliott Landy, Annie Leibovitz, Joan Liftin, Peter Lindbergh, Roxanne Lowit, Alex Majoli, Fred McDarrah, Ryan McGinley, Susan Meiselas, Lisette Model, Inge Morath, Helmut Newton, Toby Old, Paolo Pellegrin, Iriving Penn, Gilles Peress, Anton Perich, Hy Peskin, Jean Pigozzi, Sylvia Plachy, Robin Platzer, Eli Reed, Jacob Riis, Arthur Rothstein, Damien Saatdjian, Lise Sarfati, Paule Saviano, Norman Seeff, Neil Selkirk, Sam Shaw, Aaron Siskind, Dennis Stock, Erika Stone, Christopher Thomas, Peter Van Agtmael, James Van Der Zee, Weegee, and Garry Winogrand.
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Praise

“…a hefty tome documenting two centuries’ worth of the city’s witching-hour antics.…A spot-on present for natives and nostalgists alike.”
-New York magazine
 
“It’s the city that never sleeps so it’s no surprise New York would have its own book of its after-dark activities…it shows our city as tough and tender as it really is.”
-New York Post
 
“This gorgeous volume is a goodnight kiss from photography gods—Henri-Cartier Bresson, Richard Avedon, Irving Penn, and Robert Frank, among them—and demigods who prowled the dark streets of Gotham.”
-Professional Photographer

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