Photographs by Larry Silver, 1949 – 1955

Publisher: 
Village Voice
Date: 
July 6, 2016
Born in the Bronx in 1934, Larry Silver began taking photographs of New York when he was just a teenager, which perhaps accounts for the prevalence of children in the new post–World War II city survey Photographs by Larry Silver, 1949–1955. In a great shot from 1951, Silver captures two kids playing around in a pile of rubble, the new United Nations building towering in the background — an image that epitomizes both the sense of optimism and the messy cleanup that ensue in the wake of battle. Read more…
Creative: Tronvig Group