Synopses & Reviews
American photographer Donald Blumberg (b. 1935) began his career making black-and-white photographs of the streets and people of New York. He first gained national attention and widespread recognition for his 1965andndash;67 series In Front of Saint Patrickandrsquo;s Cathedral
, published in 1973. In these thought-provoking photographs, Blumberg innovatively captured worshippers exiting the cavernous threshold of the famed Roman Catholic cathedral on Fifth Avenue. The figures often seem to defy scale and perspective, clustered in the corners of the frame or gathered in blurry crowds. This revised and expanded edition of Blumbergandrsquo;s pioneering project features a new sequence that includes previously unpublished images and select contact sheets from the project, all printed in rich duotones.and#160;
Donald Blumbergandrsquo;s pioneering series of photographs are printed in rich duotones in this expanded edition of the publication that first earned him widespread recognition.
About the Author
is a photographer based in California. Jock Reynolds
is the Henry J. Heinz II Director of the Yale University Art Gallery.and#160;