“New York 2140 is a book brimming with positivity, humor, and intelligence.” Continue reading Sci Fi Saturdays: New York 2140, by Kim Stanley Robinson @ NYJB
“Grazda’s images show a New York City before it erased entire neighborhoods for expensive shiny blandness.” Continue reading NYC in Photos Week: On the Bowery by Ed Grazda
Lower East and Upper West chronicle New York City from the late fifties to the late sixties. Tumultuous change, “urban renewal,” and racial strife mark these violent decades, but in these photographs these charged descriptors lay in the background. Continue reading NYC in Photos Week: Lower East and Upper West: New York City Photographs 1957-1968 by Jonathan Brand @ NYJB
“The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Masterpiece Paintings is a book ready for heirloom status. From prehistory to contemporary art, the book provides an encyclopedic array of art, from the famous to the anonymous. The wealth contained therein—visual and textual—is priceless.” Continue reading The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Masterpiece Paintings by Kathryn Calley Galitz @ nyjb
I like big books and I cannot lie … Continue reading Doorstopper Week!
The mid-seventies evoked here showcase a city in transition and the streets populated with gigantic metal slabs of American automotive expression. Continue reading Langdon Clay: Cars: New York City, 1974 – 1976, by Langdon Clay @ nyjb