New York Mid-Century: 1945-1965
New York Mid-Century is the story of how the postwar Big Apple emerged as the cultural capital of the world. Annie Cohen-Solal brings alive the influential critics and patrons, the legendary galleries, and the artists themselves. Paul Goldberger presents the modernist architectural masterpieces that created the city’s sleek new profile, highlighting both public and private spaces. Robert Gottlieb invites us to relive the heyday of the musical, explore the great jazz clubs of Harlem, and peek into the inventive studios of the dance world. Richly illustrated with art, photographs, and ephemera, this volumeis a stirring collection of a remarkably fertile period in the city’s history. With over 450 stunning photos of paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs, landscapes, posters, playbills, and other art, as well as information from three renown New York cultural connoisseurs and academics with backgrounds in teaching, writing, history, architecture, journalism, design, publishing, dance, and art. Through their intensely colorful and dramatic...
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