Drawn to New York: An Illustrated Chronicle of Three Decades by Peter Kuper

By Peter Kuper

A announcement of affection to Peter Kuper’s adoptive urban within which he has lived on the grounds that 1977, this diary is a colourful survey of latest York City’s heritage. via Kuper’s illustrations, this publication depicts a climb to the head of the Brooklyn Bridge, the homeless dwelling in instances sq., curler skaters in significant Park, the effect of September eleven, the luxurious of Wall highway, highway musicians, and different scenes distinctive to town. With comics, illustrations, and sketches, this murals portrays every little thing from the low lifestyles to the excessive strength that has lengthy made humans from world wide flock to big apple.

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