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Suggested Reading

General reference

Art Spaces Archives Project:

Ault, Julie, ed. Alternative Art New York, 1965–1985: A Cultural Politics Book for the Social Text Collective. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, in collaboration with The Drawing Center, New York, 2002.

Coleman, A. D. Light Readings: A Photography Critic’s Writings 1968–1978. 2nd ed., revised, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1998.

———. Tarnished Silver: After the Photo Boom: Essays and Lectures, 1979–1989. New York: Midmarch Arts Press, 1996.

Fogle, Douglas. The Last Picture Show: Artists Using Photography, 1960–1982. Exhibition catalogue. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2003.

Rice, Mark. Through the Lens of the City: NEA Photography Surveys of the 1970s. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2005.

Taylor, Marvin J., et al. The Downtown Book: The New York Art Scene, 1974–1984. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2006.

Tucker, Anne. The Woman’s Eye. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1973.


Selected photo books (1972–1996)

Attie, David. Russian Self-portraits. New York: Harper & Row, 1977.

Biddle, Geoffrey. Alphabet City. Introduction by Miguel Algar. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992.

Farb, Nathan. The Russians. Foreword by Harrison E. Salisbury. Woodbury, N.Y.: Barron’s, 1980.

Fink, Larry. Social Graces. Millerton, N.Y.: Aperture, 1984. Reissued by Powerhouse Books, New York, 2001.

14th St. Photographs by Sy Rubin and Larry Siegel. Introduction by Paul Goldberger. Providence, R.I.: Matrix, 1982.

Grazda, Ed. Afghanistan, 1980–1989. Zurich: Der Alltag, 1990.

Hujar, Peter. Portraits in Life and Death. Introduction by Susan Sontag. New York: Da Capo Press, 1976.

The Lower East Side: A Contemporary Portrait in Photographs. Edited by Esther Brumberg and Sy Rubin; foreword by Michael Frey. New York: Persea Books, 1984.

Stein, Harvey. Parallels: A Look at Twins. Text by Ted Wolner. New York: Dutton, 1978.

Tress, Arthur. The Dream Collector. Text by John Minahan. Richmond, Va.: Westover Pub. Co., [1972].

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