Store Front (Mini) is a new, compact, portable version of the critically acclaimed bestseller, Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York, by Jim and Karla Murray. The Murrays' brilliant documentation of New York's unique, generations old storefronts and shop windows made headlines all over the world. For a majority of these establishments these photographs mark the end of a legacy. In the wake of modernization and gentrification these vital, much loved elements of New York's cultural heritage are disappearing at an alarming rate.
336 Pages + 4 Fold-Outs
8 5/8"x 7 3/8"
James and Karla Murray are professional photographers and authors who specialize in urban and low-light photography using both film and digital formats. Their bestselling and critically acclaimed book STORE FRONT: The Disappearing Face of New York as well as their graffiti publications, Broken Windows, Burning New York and Miami Graffiti have set the standard for urban documentation. Their work has been the subject of exhibitions at the New-York Historical Society and the Brooklyn Historical Society, and is part of the permanent collections of the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, the New York Public Library and the Brooklyn Historical Society. They are represented by CLIC Gallery in NYC, East Hampton, NY and St. Barthelemy, FWI. James and Karla live in New York City and Miami with their dog Tabasco.