New York: The New Art Scene
This classic photographic account of New York’s art scene in the 1960s includes over five hundred black-and-white images by Italian photographer Ugo Mulas. Inspired by the American art he encountered at the 32nd Biennale di Venezia in 1964, Mulas made three trips to New York between 1964 and 1967, documenting key members of the city’s avant-garde. His photographs of artists in their studios and locations around the city are reproduced in richly toned photogravure, with Marcel Duchamp and Barnett Newman presented first, followed by sections on Lee Bontecou, John Chamberlain, Jim Dine, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Kenneth Noland, Claes Oldenburg, Larry Poons, and Robert Rauschenberg. The book also includes an introductory essay and biographical entries for each artist by critic Alan Solomon.