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Steidl publishes "New York in the 1970s by Philip Trager"

The luminous and compelling photographs in New York in the 1970s capture the essence of a city in a way best described as ?place portraiture.? Trager?s images present the architecture of Manhattan with time-defiant clarity and beauty. Although Trager selected his subjects for aesthetic and visual reasons?rather than from an historical or documentary point of view?with the passage of time his distinctly imaginative photographs have also acquired value as historical documents.
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