With images ranging from the 1960s up to the attacks on the Twin Towers in 2001, Thomas Hoepker captures the mood and spirit of New York
The bustling gateway to America, New York has always been a city of dramatic excitement—big dreams and constant changes. A legendary photojournalist and former president of Magnum Photos, Thomas Hoepker vividly captures the city’s complex spirit in all its many moods. A long-time resident, Hoepker’s images range from the early 60s through 9/11, and up to the very present including the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. With journalistic zeal and a keen eye for crucial details, he documents a true New York with its diverse inhabitants and the allure of its prominent landmarks and hidden, far-flung corners. His insightful photography conveys a vivid sense of the city’s physical landscape and also of its unique everyday interactions and intricate urban culture.