" With his camera Benson offers us glimpses of rarely seen moments - Mario Cuomo playing basketball with his son, Daryl Hannah climbing a tree in Central Park- all taken in the city he now calls home."
-Town & Country
"New York New York
, with iconic photographs by Harry Benson and text by Hilary Geary Ross, offers an intimate and glamorous trip back in time."
About the Author
Hilary Geary Ross
is the Society Editor for Quest
magazines. She has written the monthly “Appearances” column for Quest
since 1998, chronicling social activities worldwide. Ross has been part of the NYC, Palm Beach, and Southampton social circuit her entire life and maintains houses in each of those locations. She has been featured in Town and Country, W, Architectural Digest, Avenue Magazine,
and House and Garden
, among others. She is presently the President of The Blenheim Foundation Board and on the Palm Beach Preservation Board. She is married to Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., and is the mother of two sons and two stepdaughters.
Scottish born photojournalist Harry Benson
was the most published photographer in LIFE
magazine before it closed and continues to photograph for major magazines including Vanity Fair
In 2009, Queen Elizabeth named Benson a Commander of Order of the British Empire (CBE). Benson has had 40 one-man exhibitions of his work in the U.S. and Europe and is the author of 14 books including R.F.K.: A Photographer’s Journal
(powerHouse Books, 2008), and Harry Benson: Photographs
(powerHouse Books, 2009). Benson lives in New York and Florida with his wife, Gigi, who works with him on his exhibitions and books. Their two daughters live and work in Los Angeles.