Savulich~Andrew – The City, New York spot news and street photography 1980-1995
Author: Bernhard~Bredan Publisher: Steidl Year: 2015 ISBN: 978-3-86930-690-2 Hardback/Clothbound, 160 pages, 27,5 x 29,5 cm, English, first edition. Book designed by Andrew Savulich, Sarah Winter and Sabine Hahn Condition: NEW
Social and cultural transition is often hard to gauge. New York in the 1980s and the first half of the ’90s was clearly a different place than it is now: the city was more violent, the street stranger, and Times Square still wonderfully sleazy. Andrew Savulich’s subject is this perpetually changing metropolis, and his images are a unique mix of spot news and street photography, capturing crime scenes as well as everyday life. The startling immediacy of the moment prevails in his black-and-white images on which he provides handwritten captions. What at first seems like objective commentary soon reveals Savulich’s dry ironic tone, at times bordering on black humor.
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