W. Eugene Smith • International Center of Photography

Sunday, 12 April 2015

“He also revealed a city enraptured with itself. A Weegee image captures public space with human affection: the crush of Coney Island, Howard Johnson’s, and Roseland in their late-night splendor, seemingly endless rows of deco jewel-box theaters. Broadway’s answer to Brassai, he was a progenitor of the now unavoidable street style, who figured out early that the true theater takes place on the pavement.” Max Lakin • Vanity Fair

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