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Vivian Cherry's New York Hardcover – November 9, 2010
"Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress"
Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, and instead, follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise. Learn more
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Sample Photographs from Vivian Cherry's New York
About the Author
Vivian Cherry’s work is in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; the International Center of Photography; and the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., amongst others, and has appeared in Popular Photography, Life, Sports Illustrated, Redbook, and Ebony, as well as the famed magazines of yesteryear: This Week, Pageant, Colliers, and Amerika. She made several short films and worked with photographer Arnold Eagle as a still photographer on a film about Lee Strasberg and the Actors Studio. The author of Helluva Town: New York City in the 1940s and 50s (powerHouse Books, 2007), Cherry lives and works in New York City.
Julia Van Haaften is the former(1981–2001) Curator of Photographs for the New York Public Library.
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Just as I greatly enjoyed her first photography book "Helluva Town" this one brings the 2000's to life in her own unique way - I can definitely see this book stirring interest and enjoyment both in the present and well into the future.
Helluva Town: New York City in the 1940s and 50s