New York Observed: Artists and Writers Look at the City, by Barbara Cohen, Seymour Chwast, Steven Heller
By Barbara Cohen, Seymour Chwast, Steven Heller
Publication by means of during this illustrated choice of ny urban lore, excerpts from the works of Truman Capote and A. J. Liebling stand part via part with decisions from Washington Irving and Charles Dickens. In all, a few a hundred and fifty writers and artists are represented, together with Thomas Wolfe, Stephen Crane, Mark Twain, James Baldwin, Henry Miller, Piri Thomas, O. Henry and F. Scott Fitzgerald, even though a few of the choices are too short to be absolutely favored. one of the lesser-known fabric are an excerpt from W. Parker Chase's significant manhattan, the sweetness urban, in addition to a nineteenth century criticism approximately gridlock and an 1839 consultant to manhattan brothels (thinly disguised as an ethical Reform listing. yet with few exceptionsJohn Sloan, George Bellows and Charles Sheeler, between themthe caliber of the pix during this assortment seldom is the same as the extent of the textual content. Browsers will benefit from the publication still.