23 September 2009

Bruce Davidson: New York Subway
Between 1980-1986 American photographer Bruce Davidson recorded the grimy, graffiti-drenched subway of New York and it's colourful, diverse characters. Photographing outsiders is a theme through his work. previously documenting the civil rights movement trail and capturing aspects of New York City: the ghetto of East Harlem in the 60s (100th East Street), Jewish cafeterias, and Central Park in the 90s. One of his photographs can be on Beastie Boys Ill Communication.

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