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New York in the 70s

Allan Tannenbaum

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ISBN 13: 978-1-59020-702-4
Trim Size: 11 1/2 x 5 3/5

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New York in the 70s is a personal collection of photographs documenting an exciting chapter in New York's history--and a remarkable body of work produced by photographer Allan Tannenbaum while he was a photo editor of the SoHo Weekly News in Manhattan. The photographs encompass many aspects of New York life while capturing the heady exuberance of the era--from SoHo and the art world to the city's politics and society. By photographing everything from street gangs to disco divas, from homeless to Hollywood stars, Tannenbaum has assembled a personal diary of his journey as a photojournalist and raconteur through a strange and exotic era of New York life.

"Tannenbaum's photographs of the 1970s are as wildly entertaining and energetic as that wonderful and bizarre decade itself."
--David Schonauer, Editor-in-Chief, American Photo

"New York in the 70s is filled with celebrities, artists, night life and street scenes from Tannenbaum's years as photo editor of the SoHo Weekly News. A personal photographic diary."
--The New York Times Book Review

"A valuable, lasting remembrance of things past."
--Ron Rosenbaum

Allan Tannenbaum covered New York City for the SoHo Weekly News in the 1970s and early 1980s. He is an award-winning photojournalist, with work published in such major international magazines as Time, Life, Newsweek, and Paris Match. His photographs have also appeared in numerous books and exhibitions. He lives in New York City.

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