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STORE FRONT II: A HISTORY PRESERVED -- THE DISAPPEARING FACE OF NEW YORK: JAMES T. & KARLA L. MURRAY. Gingko Press Inc., Berkeley, 2015. 346 pp. with 207 ills. (192 col.). 30 x 34 cm. LC 2015-947724 ISBN 9781584236047 In English.
Large format. Publisher's description: James and Karla Murray have been capturing impeccably accurate photographs of New York City since the 1990s. In the course of their travels throughout the city's boroughs they've also taken great care to document the stories behind the scenery. The Murrays have rendered the out of the way bodegas, candy shops and record stores just as faithfully as the historically important institutions and well known restaurants, bars and cafes. From the Stonewall Inn to the Brownsville Bike Shop and The Pink Pussycat to Smith and Wolensky, the Murrays reveal how New York's beleaguered mom & pop business stand in sharp contrast to the city's rapidly evolving corporate facade. The authors' landmark 2008 book, Store Front, was recently cited in Bookforum's 20th Anniversary issue as having "demonstrated the paradoxical power of digital photo editing to alter actual views in order for us to see more clearly what is really there." James and Karla Murray live in New York City and were awarded the New York Society Library's prestigious New York City book award in 2012 for their last book, New York Nights.
Artist(s):Murray, James T.; Murray, Karla L.
Indexing: Western — United States — Post-2000 — Photography — Women Artists
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 169516
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