In New York City book campaign, a smartly-dressed woman is nimbly balanced atop an imposing wall of books. In her hand, an old school megaphone. On her face, an unmistakable smile. Our heroine didn’t just come here to loudly declare her love for libraries (though that’s a hypothetical demonstration we’re very much here for). She climbed a couple dozen stories of book stacks high to speak on behalf of the American Library Association (ALA) and promote their book drive for soldiers in Europe. Though membership in the ALA was and is open to any person or organization, the majority of its members are librarians and libraries, so chances are the ardent, anonymous spokesperson pictured in New York City book campaign was a librarian herself. It’s fair to say this image is an homage to the ALA’s work, but it’s more generally an ode to the bliss of reading good books, and the democratic essential of library access ... More on the blog!
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Hahnemuhle Fine Art Baryta
10"x8" | edition of 10
14"x11" | edition of 150
20"x16" | edition of 25
24"x20" | edition of 10
30"x24" | edition of 5