Thomas Hoepker – New York
A tribute to New York and New Yorkers from the acclaimed Magnum photographer
A perceptive and striking study of the many aspects of this eclectic city
Exhibition at Leica Gallery Frankfurt, Rahn AG Foto & Fine Art, Am Salzhaus 2, 60311 Frankfurt, June 15th, 2013 till September 30th, 2013
The bustling gateway to America, New York has always been a city of dramatic excitement—big dreams and constant changes.
A legendary photojournalist and former president of Magnum Photos, Thomas Hoepker vividly captures the city’s complex spirit in all its many moods while documenting the most recent fifty-plus years of the city’s history.
A long-time resident, Hoepker’s images range from the early 60s through 9/11, and up to the very present including the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
With journalistic zeal and a keen eye for crucial details, he documents a true New York with its diverse inhabitants and the allure of its prominent landmarks and hidden, far-flung corners. His insightful photography conveys a vivid sense of the city’s physical landscape and intricate urban culture.
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