Elliott Erwitt con Elliott Erwitt's New YorkAn affordable paperback of a classic photographer's monograph--Elliott Erwitt's New York is sometimes gritty, sometimes elegant, and always true to life. Erwitt's monochromatic tribute to the Big Apple captures the true diversity that makes this city great. The selection spans years across Erwitt's career, and includes many previously unseen works from the '50s and '60s.
Born in Paris in 1928, Elliott Erwitt arrived in the U.S. in the late 1930s. Establishing himself in the '40s and '50s as a leading magazine photographer, he joined the prestigious Magnum agency in 1953. In addition to his work in magazines, he achieved great success as an advertising photographer and filmmaker. He currently lives in New York City.