In America’s Stage: Times Square, street photographer Betsy Karel uses five New York City blocks as a metaphor for urban America today. Her premise is that many of the major trends of our society are present in Times Square: globalism, consumerism, ubiquitous sexualization, hucksterism, surveillance, narcissism. All are compressed and amplified here. In Karel’s photos fantasy parades as reality, corporate interests invade almost all public spaces, and Times Square becomes a vivid, almost hyper-realistic, form of theatre.


128 pages, 73 images

Tritone
Hardback / Clothbound
24 x 32 cm

English

ISBN 978-3-95829-272-7
1. Edition 10/2018

€ 40.00 incl. VAT
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