Art of the Brooklyn Bridge: A Visual History by Richard Haw

By Richard Haw

The Brooklyn Bridge is a pre-eminent worldwide icon. it's the world’s most renowned and liked bridge, a "must-see" vacationer hotspot, and a necessary truth of latest York life. For virtually one hundred forty years it has encouraged artists of all descriptions, fueling a continuing circulate of work, pictures, lithographs, etchings, advertisements reproduction, video clips, and booklet, journal, and LP covers. In final result, the bridge can have the richest visible historical past of any man-made item, rather a lot so, in truth, that nearly no significant American artist has did not pay homage to the span in a few shape or other. Oddly, in spite of the fact that, there are not any books at present on hand that chart and speak about the bridge’s visible background or its position within the improvement of yank (or Western) paintings. This monograph goals to right that, supplying an entire visible list of the bridge from the origins of its perception to the current day. It is a party of the bridge’s wonderful visible background timed to seem whilst town will have a good time the span’s 125th birthday.

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