In Photos: Capturing Quotidian Life In Post-WWII New York City

Publisher: 
Curbed New York
Date: 
June 7, 2016
New York City's post-World War II era was dichotomous: marked by tremendous prosperity as a flourishing global economic center and also by the white flight that would divide its population for decades. Photographer Larry Silver, a Bronx native, was there to capture it all. From the perspective of an observant sidewalk fellow, Silver photographed the day-to-day life of post-WWII New Yorkers while also capturing the immense transformation of its built environment. Running from July 1 through December 4 at the New-York Historical Society, Photographs by Larry Silver, 1949-1955 puts 45 of the future advertising photographer's early works on display. Read more…
Creative: Tronvig Group