Make your way from the Flatiron to Flatbush with award-winning designer Michael Arndt, who, with sharp minimalist art and wit, expertly reflects New York City in all its self-aware, shapeshifting glory.
Minimal New York City playfully captures the essence of New York with clever pairs of sharp illustrations and cheeky commentary about the city. Historic context for each illustration is revealed in the back of the book, making it an informative experience for anyone who has ever walked through the bright lights of Times Square, burned their tongue on a piping hot $1 coffee, or indulged in Junior's Cheesecake on Flatbush Avenue. Minimal New York City is a celebration of what makes New York New York.
As a lifelong New York resident who has spent nearly twenty-five years living on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, Michael Arndt has poured his wealth of insider knowledge into Minimal New York City, a graphic love letter dedicated to the place he calls home. His references run the gamut from visual similarities between Central Park and Brooklyn's parks to the ways in which Times Square has evolved from the '70s to today. His visual and verbal wit make the graphics of New York approachable for New Yorkers and Big Apple fanatics alike.