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VARIOUS NEW YORK STORE FRONTS Stock code: 11925

Author / Artist:

[Ruscha, Ed] Anonymous

Publisher:

York: Lucius Books. 2015

Description:

First edition. Presentation issue (one of 25). The entire print-run was made up of 75 numbered copies for sale (of which 58 perished) and 25 presentation copies for the publisher. Original printed card covers, in glassine dustwrapper. A fine copy.

Price:

£40.00

Notes:

Printed in the style of Ed Ruscha's Twentysix Gasoline Stations, VARIOUS NEW YORK STOREFRONTS publishes 48 images in their original size and format in this limited edition print run of 75 hand-numbered copies. The unknown photographer using Kodachrome, shot pharmacies, cinemas, drugstores, liquor stores and restaurants in and around Manhattan. Kodachrome was Kodak's first commercially viable colour film. The photographs date from between 1947 and 1952 and were re-discovered over half a century later in a New York fleamarket.