The New Yorkers by Robert Herman. Photojournalism of NYC from 1978-2005
If you liked Lisboa at all, you will absolutely love this.
The New Yorkers is Robert Herman's first pictorial monograph and is a photojournalism tale of life in New York City between 1978 and 2005. Herman has worked as a street photographer since his days as a film student at NYU in the late '70s and this book is the product of 27 years of his work documenting life in the city. With similar themes as seen in Jack Garofalo's work here, Herman has captured a particular vibrance of life, across three decades, in one of the world's most fascinating cities.
Set to a backdrop of graffiti and pizza restaurants, this is the kind of book that you'll never tire of looking at.
This hardback book includes 88 images and is available on Robert Herman's website here.
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Through the lens of my camera, my vulnerability met theirs at the moment of exposure: a photograph of someone whose heart is open to a stranger's camera says more about a New Yorker than I ever can in say in words. Robert Herman.