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Bite the Big Apple (11 photos)

Bite the Big Apple (11 photos)

 All Photos © Paul McDonough

Paul McDonough arrived in New York City in 1967 with a 35mm camera and entrée, through childhood friend Tod Papageorge, to the photography workshops and social networks of street photographer Garry Winogrand. Emerging from an early career as a studio easel painter, McDonough found photographing on the streets of New York liberating: “It satisfied my sketching impulses… I learned to carry a camera everywhere, all the time, loaded with 400-speed film.” McDonough’s first monograph, Paul McDonough: New York Photographs 1968 – 1978, was published in November 2010 by Umbrage Editions, in conjunction with an exhibition at Sasha Wolf Gallery. – Umbrage.

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  1. WOW. These photos are absolutely wonderful. I perused them for so long, I was transported to another space in time! Thank you for posting these, or I would have never known about the photographer…xo

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