Title Information

Records for not-yet-published titles do not include subject classifications. To initiate an order, see the instructions at the bottom of the page.

IMAGINARY APPARATUS: NEW YORK CITY AND ITS MEDIATED REPRESENTATION. McLain Clutter. Park Books, Zurich, 2015. Distributed in the U.S.A. by University of Chicago Press. 200 pp. with 135 ills. (65 col.). and DVD. 24 x 15 cm. ISBN 9783906027852 In English.
This title is offered as a special-order item. Publisher's description: In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the John Lindsay administration in New York City created innovative policies to try to draw on-location media production to the city. At the same time, the New York City Planning Commission was producing a wealth of documents that clearly reflect the influence of various media depictions of New York. Imaginary Apparatus reveals the links between those two efforts, showing how they fed each other. As more and more films and TV shows were shot on location in New York, mediated images of the city and its buildings proliferated--and those same images exerted a powerful influence on the imaginations of the planners who were generating ideas for New York's future development. Included with this book is a DVD featuring the movie What Is the City but the People?, the film version of the 1969 "Plan for New York City" and a unique document that has never before been publicly available. A groundbreaking exploration of a key moment in New York history, Imaginary Apparatus reveals fascinating hidden linkages between representations of the city and the actual built environment.
Indexing: Unspecified
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 167100
Hardcover $45.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title) nota bene: See Comment Above.

Select titles for ordering by clicking in the boxes to the left of the title entries and then click on the "Add to Cart" button below. You will then be able to specify quantities and continue with your order.

NOTE: The shopping cart will expire after 2 hours of inactivity.