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Anderson

(Photograph: Jennifer Anderson)

David Anderson Photography
www.davidvanderson.com

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

David Anderson was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1943 and was raised there. At age seventeen, he showed his photographic work to Alfred Einsenstaedt at Life Magazine, who encouraged him to begin his career at the New York Daily News. After serving in the U.S. Army as a cameraman, including duty in Vietnam, from 1969 to 1983 he was a cinematographer based in New York City who specialized in commercials and documentaries. He also photographed two independent films directed by artist Nancy Graves, including Isy Boukir (1971), which was acquired for the collection of films at the Museum of Modern Art. Since 1983 he has worked as an architectural photographer and is represented by the Yancey Richardson Gallery, of New York City. His photographs are in numerous public and corporate collections, including American Airlines, AT&T, the Brooklyn Museum, the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montréal, Citicorp, Deutsche Bank, Equitable Life Assurance Society, the Library of Congress, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, the Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia, the Museum of the City of New York, and the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, the Vassar College art center among others. After living in New York City for fifty years, Mr. Anderson moved in 2010 to the Hudson River valley of New York.

ABOUT THE ESSAYIST

Paul Goldberger was born in 1950 in Passaic, New Jersey, and was raised there. He began his career at The New York Times, where, in 1984, he won the Pulitzer Prize for his architectural criticism, and then served as the architecture critic at The New Yorker from 1997 to 2011, where he wrote the magazine's celebrated "Sky Line" column. He has held the Joseph Urban Chair in Design at The New School since 2006 and from 2004 to 2006 was Dean of the Parsons School of Design, a division of The New School. In addition to the Pulitzer Prize, he has also received the Medal of the American Institute of Architects (1981), the President's Medal of the Municipal Art Society of New York (1984), the Medal of Honor of the Landmarks Preservation Foundation of New York (1996), and the Preservation Achievement Award of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (1996). Since 9/11 he has been intimately involved in the planning and rebuilding of Ground Zero. His books include Christo and Jean-Claude (Taschen, 2010), Why Architecture Matters (Yale, 2009), Up from Zero: Politics, Architecture, and the Rebuilding of New York (Random House, 2004), On the Rise: Architecture and Design in a Post-Modern Age (Times Books, 1983), The Skyscraper (Knopf, 1982), and The City Observed―New York: A Guide to the Architecture of Manhattan (Random House, 1979), among others.

 

 

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