01 July 2011

Luke Swenson - Brooklyn


Brooklyn
Luke Swenson
32 pages, Saddle-Stitch,
5.8 x 8.2 in / 14.8 x 21.0 mm,
115gsm Offwhite, Recycled Paper,
Black and White,
Limited, Numbered, Edition of 100,
£7

Including Limited Edition Print,
Hand-made by the Artist.
8.27 x 11.69 in / 203 x 254 mm
Signed and Numbered by Artist
[Limited to 15]
£17

"In 'Brooklyn', Luke Swenson presents to us the monolithic structures that dominate the Brooklyn skyline - the council apartments. Using his medium format camera, and shot exclusively in black and white, Swenson expertly captures the enigmatic aura that envelopes this particular New York borough. Infamous for it high crime rates but simultaneously undergoing a cultural renaissance, Brooklyn has long been in the shadows of its neighbour Manhattan. This dark and beak portrayal of the city demonstrates all that is misunderstood and captivating about the city."

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