The Weegee Guide to New York: Roaming the City with Its Greatest Tabloid Photographers

4.23 avg rating
( 13 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9783791353555: The Weegee Guide to New York: Roaming the City with Its Greatest Tabloid Photographers
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

During his storied career as the quintessential New York photojournalist, Weegee explored the city's least glamorous pockets, depicting brutal crimes, horrific accidents, tenement dwellers, street vendors, and mischievous kids. And although his perspective was often dark and cynical, he was also tremendously sentimental about his subjects' hard lives. This unique guide offers a series of excursions through Weegee's stamping grounds, from the Bowery to Midtown, the West Side to the East, and with a little Brooklyn thrown in. Divided into eleven neighborhood sections, it includes contemporary and period maps to aid the intrepid explorer or casual rambler as they retrace Weegee's steps from murder scene to car wreck to street fight. Best of all, it features hundreds of photographs - many never-before published and all drawn from the archives of the International Center of Photography - that reinforce Weegee's lasting vision of New York as a city both tough and resilient, a city that never sleeps. Published in association with International Center of Photography.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

"Fans . . . will delight in seeing newly published photographs . . . also suited to history buffs and New York City enthusiasts . . . [This guide] contextualizes Weegee's output during a pivotal period of American history."

--Shannon Marie Robinson, Denison Univ. Lib., Granville, OH, Library Journal
"This small volume is divided into 11 mapped-out neighborhood sections that feature new and old photographs from the darkly cynical master."

--Interview Magazine
"Though the New York of the 1930s and 1940s is long gone, the memories will live forever in the photographs taken by . . . Weegee . . . Weegee developed his signature black-and-white style by working as a press photographer, and over the years he published a number of books . . . and collaborated on films with notable directors like Stanley Kubrick."

--Photo District News
"The Weegee Guide to New York, a book of his Great Depression-and World War II-era New York work, is a compelling portrait of the city in one of its most vulnerable times."

--Vanity Fair
"A gritty reminded of street life in the '30s and '40s."

--The New York Times

About the Author:

Philomena Mariani is the director of Publication at the International Center of Photography and co-editor of Hiroshima: Ground Zero 1945 (ICP, 2011) Christopher George is an archivist and resident expert on Weegee at the international Center of Photography.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

MARIANI, PHILOMENA
Published by Penguin Random House
ISBN 10: 3791353551 ISBN 13: 9783791353555
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Random House. Condition: New. Brand New. Seller Inventory # 3791353551

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 24.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.60
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Mariani, Philomena
ISBN 10: 3791353551 ISBN 13: 9783791353555
New Quantity Available: 4
Seller:
GreatBookPrices
(Columbia, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 20585238-n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 27.70
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.64
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Mariani, Philomena
Published by Prestel Pub (2015)
ISBN 10: 3791353551 ISBN 13: 9783791353555
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prestel Pub, 2015. HRD. Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IB-9783791353555

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 26.36
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Philomena Mariani; Christopher George
Published by Prestel (2015)
ISBN 10: 3791353551 ISBN 13: 9783791353555
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Herons' Nest Books
(Kings Langley, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prestel, 2015. Hardcover. Condition: New. During his storied career as the quintessential New York photojournalist, Weegee explored the city's least glamorous pockets, depicting brutal crimes, horrific accidents, tenement dwellers, street vendors, and mischievous kids. And although his perspective was often dark and cynical, he was also tremendously sentimental about his subjects' hard lives. This unique guide offers a series of excursions through Weegee's stamping grounds, from the Bowery to Midtown, the West Side to the East, and with a little Brooklyn thrown in. Divided into eleven neighborhood sections, it includes contemporary and period maps to aid the intrepid explorer or casual rambler as they retrace Weegee's steps from murder scene to car wreck to street fight. Best of all, it features hundreds of photographs - many never-before published and all drawn from the archives of the International Center of Photography - that reinforce Weegee's lasting vision of New York as a city both tough and resilient, a city that never sleeps. Published in association with International Center of Photography. Seller Inventory # 000511

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 16.53
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 16.71
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Philomena Mariani; Christopher George
ISBN 10: 3791353551 ISBN 13: 9783791353555
New Quantity Available: 3
Seller:
Speedy Hen LLC
(Sunrise, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST3791353551. Seller Inventory # ST3791353551

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 34.21
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Christopher George, Philomena Mariani
Published by Prestel (2014)
ISBN 10: 3791353551 ISBN 13: 9783791353555
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 3
Seller:
The Monster Bookshop
(Fleckney, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prestel, 2014. Hardcover. Condition: New. BRAND NEW ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Seller Inventory # mon0001428346

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 31.66
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.66
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Philomena Mariani, Christopher George
Published by Prestel (2015)
ISBN 10: 3791353551 ISBN 13: 9783791353555
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prestel, 2015. Condition: New. Take a walk with Weegee and discover New York City through the eyes of its most unflinching chronicler. Num Pages: 432 pages, 270, 5 colour. BIC Classification: 1KBBEY; 3JJG; 3JJH; AJCR; WTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 157 x 35. Weight in Grams: 942. . 2015. Hardcover. . . . . . Seller Inventory # V9783791353555

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 34.68
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Philomena Mariani, Christopher George
Published by Prestel
ISBN 10: 3791353551 ISBN 13: 9783791353555
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prestel. Condition: New. Take a walk with Weegee and discover New York City through the eyes of its most unflinching chronicler. Num Pages: 432 pages, 270, 5 colour. BIC Classification: 1KBBEY; 3JJG; 3JJH; AJCR; WTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 157 x 35. Weight in Grams: 942. . 2015. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Seller Inventory # V9783791353555

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 35.28
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Mariani, Philomena
Published by Prestel (2014)
ISBN 10: 3791353551 ISBN 13: 9783791353555
New Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prestel, 2014. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # H8-9783791353555

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 23.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 12.03
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Philomena Mariani; Christopher George
Published by Prestel
ISBN 10: 3791353551 ISBN 13: 9783791353555
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Booklot COM LLC
(Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prestel. Hardcover. Condition: New. 3791353551. Seller Inventory # Z3791353551ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 37.23
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book