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New York City Museum of Complaint: Municipal Collection 1751-1969.
Baccom, Matthew.
New York City Museum of Complaint: Municipal Collection 1751-1969.
A collection of 132 letters written to the Mayor of New York between 1751 and 1969. Selected from the municipal archives and presented chronologically, the letters address a range of issues from dead animals in the street to swindles, capitalism, corruption, civil rights, adventuresses, bad luck, broken hearts, noise and other people. These are communiques of dissatisfaction over the course of a city's evolution. The core strength of this collection lies in its peculiar ability to capture the spirit of the city as defined by its critics and crusaders. New York City has long been perceived as a place where personal stances flourish.

Category: Fine Art, Art History & Theory
Binding: Cl.
Pages: 304 pp
Publisher: Steidl/Miles.
Year: 2009
Publication Place: Gottingen,
ISBN: 9783865217455
Book Id: 81466

Price: $60.00
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