Martha Cooper: Postcards from New York City

Overview

Martha Cooper offers 16 postcards of her very own New York.
With her trusty Nikon, she has documented memorable moments in her beloved New York, from the 70s to the present.
She was there when the town was bankrupt and the crime rate high, and had a front seat as graffiti and Hip Hop culture developed and Keith Haring began his career on the city streets. She remains in a gentrified New York, post-9/11 with ...
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Overview

Martha Cooper offers 16 postcards of her very own New York.
With her trusty Nikon, she has documented memorable moments in her beloved New York, from the 70s to the present.
She was there when the town was bankrupt and the crime rate high, and had a front seat as graffiti and Hip Hop culture developed and Keith Haring began his career on the city streets. She remains in a gentrified New York, post-9/11 with the same love for the city, its culture and its people.

Every picture says more than a thousand words, and Martha Cooper: Postcards from New York City is a journey through time, the development of street culture and the city's soul.
The cards have been carefully selected from Cooper's thousands of pictures. Some come from her famous books, others are previously unpublished.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789185639557
  • Publisher: Dokument Forlag
  • Publication date: 10/28/2012
  • Pages: 16
  • Sales rank: 1,419,645
  • Product dimensions: 4.30 (w) x 5.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Martha Cooper is a documentary photographer who has specialized in shooting urban vernacular art and architecture for more than thirty years. With her over twenty books and countless exhibitions around the world, she is one of the most important portrayers of street life and urban culture today. Her previous books include Subway Art, Tag Town, Hip Hop Files, New York State of Mind and Going Postal.She lives in Manhattan.
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