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Few cities spark the imagination like New York. Its very name stands for excitement and dreams of possibility. Famed for both its hectic pace and for being a melting pot of cultures and ideas, this is perhaps the world's ultimate metropolis. As a native New Yorker, photographer Christopher Bliss understands the city on many levels. Iconic New York offers a dramatic overview of the city, capturing its essence with dynamic and engaging images of its architecture, world-renowned landmarks, and energetic lifestyle. In this expanded edition of the bestselling book, such distinctive new sights as the Freedom Tower, the Vessel at Hudson Yards, and recent images of the ever-popular and even-changing borough of Brooklyn, are seen alongside revered buildings as the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, and the majesty of Central Park in all seasons. Each of the city's distinct and characteristic neighbourhoods exudes their many moods and auras on the pages of this classic photography book showcasing New York City. Everything that makes New York so quintessentially New York is here for you to savour. SELLING POINTS: A panoramic and kaleidoscopic tribute to one of the world's greatest cities A must-have for all who love New York City and its vibrant pace Updated reprint featuring 50 pages of new photography 200 colour and b/w photographs

 

Details

ISBN: 9783961712663
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 192
Edition: Enhanced edition
Publication Date: 26 May 2020
Publisher: teNeues Publishing UK Ltd
Publication City, Country: Kempen, Germany
Dimensions (cm): 28.7(H) x 22.3(L)

 

Reviews

"a good introductory book for anybody who has always longed to go to the city" (Amateur Photographer, 05/09/2020); "The Big Apple's filmic cityscapes are showcased in detail in this glossy book" (National Geographic Traveller, November/December 2020)

 

Author Biography

As a native New Yorker, Christopher Bliss has always been drawn to the many facets of cosmopolitan life. He is particularly inspired by the invigorating lifestyles and dramatic changes that are constantly shaping the skyline of the world's greatest city. Although always active in the field of photography, Chris began his career as a concert pianist, having studied both in Vienna and in New York. Since 1988, he has been photographing New York City as part of an ongoing project aimed at capturing the city's evolving architecture and culture. His work reveals an insight that speaks to the casual observer as well as to photography aficionados. This expanded edition of Iconic New York is Chris's fourth book on the Big Apple. Chris's work is part of many corporate and private collections throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe, and is also included in the permanent collection of the Museum of the City of New York.

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