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How New York breaks your heart
How New York breaks your heart
Hayes, Bill, 1961- photographer, writer of added text.
Uniform Title:
Photographs. Selections
Publication Information:
New York : Bloomsbury USA, An imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2018.
Physical Description:
151 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 x 22 cm
"Bill Hayes's critically acclaimed memoir Insomniac City provided a first look at his unique street photography. Now he presents an exquisite collection that captures the full range of his work and the magic of chance encounters in New York City. Hayes's frank, beautiful, bewitching street photographs unmask their subjects' best and truest selves (Jennifer Senior, New York Times): A policeman pauses at the end of a day. Cooks sneak in cigarette breaks. A pair of movers play cards on the back of a truck. Friends claim the sidewalk. Lovers embrace. A flame-haired girl gazes mysteriously into the lens. And park benches provide a setting for a couple of hunks, a mom and her baby, a stylish nonagenarian ... How New York Breaks Your Heart reveals ordinary New Yorkers at their most peaceful, joyful, distracted, anxious, expressive, and at their most fleeting--bringing the texture of the city to vivid life. Woven through with Hayes's lyric reflections, these photos will, like the city itself, break your heart by asking you to fall in love."--

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