Vivian Cherry's New York (Hardcover)

By Vivian Cherry (Photographer), Julia Van Haaften (Introduction by)

powerHouse Books, 9781576875193, 113pp.

Publication Date: November 9, 2010



Photographer Vivian Cherry knows New Yorkers and she's been capturing them in their natural habitat for over half a century. Here, she shoots her subjects against a backdrop of the city combining informal portraiture with gritty cityscapes.

About the Author

Vivian Cherry's work is in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; the International Center of Photography; and the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., amongst others, and has appeared in "Popular Photography," "Life," "Sports Illustrated," "Redbook," and "Ebony," as well as the famed magazines of yesteryear: "This Week," "Pageant," "Colliers," and "Amerika." She made several short films and worked with photographer Arnold Eagle as a still photographer on a film about Lee Strasberg and the Actors Studio. The author of" Helluva Town: New York City in the 1940s and 50s "(powerHouse Books, 2007), Cherry lives and works in New York City.

Julia Van Haaften is the former(1981-2001) Curator of Photographs for the New York Public Library.