|Author Hilary Geary Ross|
Her book,New York New York, combines the talents of renowned photographer Harry Benson with Hilary's own writing to create a stunning portrait of New York’s best-known citizens.
From captains of industry, politicians, movie stars, dancers, artists, and best-selling authors to celebrated athletes and society doyennes, New York, New York captures the glamour of Manhattan from the early 60's to today in hundreds of black-and-white and color photographs. And don't worry if you don't know everyone. Hilary gives fun and succinct intros to an eclectic collection of the glitterati that spans four decades of life in New York, which has never seemed more alive!
|Marlon Brandon and Francis Coppola, |
The Godfather, 1971, by Harry Benson
Subjects include luminaries such as Diane Sawyer, Halston, Truman Capote, Robert Redford, Neil Simon, Tom Wolfe, Norman Mailer, Spike Lee, Malcolm Forbes, Al Pacino, Lauren Hutton, Lena Horne, Andy Warhol, Yogi Bera, Jackie Kennedy, Gerard Butler, Cindy Lauper, Daryl Hannah, Mario Cuomo, Birdie Bell, Donald Trump, Brooke Astor, Yoko Ono, Woody Allen, and Michael Kors, among many, many others.
|Truman Capote by Harry Benson|
PS: I love this piece on New York, New York by the talented Marshall Heyman of the Wall Street Journal.