Brooklyn: portrait of a changing New York borough – in pictures


In a new book, Brooklyn Photographs Now, a group of emerging photographers capture the vibrancy of a borough that has faced immense change from Coney Island to Williamsburg

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Ava Playing in hydrant sprinkler during Brooklyn block party by Evan Sklar.                                                          Photograph: Evan Sklar

Poster Boy, Brooklyn, NY, 2008 Street artist Poster Boy has gained a reputation for “ad-jamming”, or reconstructing and subverting subway posters.

Poster Boy, Brooklyn, NY, 2008 Street artist Poster Boy has gained a reputation for ‘ad-jamming’, or reconstructing and subverting subway posters. Brooklyn Photographs Now by Marla Hamburg Kennedy published by Rizzoli is out now    Photograph: Christopher Anderson/MagnumFacebookTwitterPinterest
Defonte’s, 2011 Defonte’s is a sandwich shop in Red Hook known for its Italian heroes.

Defonte’s, 2011Defonte’s is a sandwich shop in Red Hook known for its Italian heroes         Photograph: Guillaume GaudetFacebookTwitterPinterest

Magnification 03, 2016 An image from Josh Ethan Johnson, who lives in New York and devotes time to photography, music, and film-making, is part of his Magnification series.
Magnification 03, 2016 An image from Josh Ethan Johnson, who lives in New York and devotes time to photography, music, and film-making, is part of his                                                        Magnification series   
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Manhattan Bridge from Brooklyn, 2007 The bridge connects Lower Manhattan with Downtown Brooklyn and was opened in 1909.
Kings Theater, n.d. Brooklyn Opened as a movie palace in 1929 and closed in 1977, the theater sat empty for decades until a complete renovation was initiated in 2010.
Hello Brooklyn 2009 “The remarkable collection of images in this volume is not just a testimony to the vibrancy of theart of photography, but a record of Brooklyn’s unquenchable dynamism,” reads the introduction by Philip Lopate.

 
 

 



Brooklyn Bridge, 2007 Spanning the East River, the bridge connects Manhattan to Brooklyn and was completed in 1883.


                                                 From UK Guardian









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