This thing was successfully sent.
$40 $40 USD APPROXIMATELY %s
New York Rises: Photographs by Eugene de Salignac [Hardcover]
From 1906 to 1934, Eugene de Salignac shot over 20,000 stunning 8x10-inch glass-plate negatives of New York City. As sole photographer at the Department of Bridges/Plant and Structures during that period of dizzying growth, he documented the creation of the city's modern infrastructure--including bridges, major municipal buildings, roads and subways.
For years, de Salignac's remarkably lyrical photographs have been featured in books and films, but never credited to their author. New York Rises, which will accompany a traveling exhibition, is the first monograph to present this unprecedented work as an aesthetically coherent oeuvre by a photographer with a unique vision. As meticulous in his record keeping as he was creative in his photography, de Salignac left five handwritten logs that identify each negative by place and exact date. This information is complemented throughout the book by narrative captions expanding on themes such as accidents, bridges, workers and the Depression.
Essayist Michael Lorenzini unearths primary sources to reconstruct de Salignac's biography and Kevin Moore explores the photographer's work in the context of other masters of the period, including Eugene Atget and Berenice Abbott.
Co-published with the New York City Department of Records/Municipal Archives.
Please allow 3-7 days for delivery.
Estimated Arrival 8/20 - 8/25
Estimated Arrival (Intl.) 8/25 - 8/31
If for any reason you are not happy with your purchase, you may return or exchange the item(s) within 30 days of receiving the order. Please note that monogrammed, personalized, special-order items, and items damaged through normal wear and tear are not eligible for return or exchange.
Choose your currency
See an 'X' in a number? Contact us to reveal the value of 'X' in the numbers that you fancy.
Additional fees may apply to specially requested phone numbers.
Any questions? Contact us and we'll be happy to help.