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Product Description: During the 1960s and 1970s in New York City, young artists exploited an industrial wasteland to create spacious studios where they lived and worked, redefining the Manhattan area just south of Houston Street. Its use fueled not by city planning schemes but by word-of-mouth recommendations, the area soon grew to become a world-class center for artistic creation―indeed, the largest urban artists’ colony ever in America, let alone the world...read more

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9780823262823 | Fordham Univ Pr, November 14, 2014, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: During the 1960s and 1970s in New York City, young artists exploited an industrial wasteland to create spacious studios where they lived and worked, redefining the Manhattan area just south of Houston Street.

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Product Description: Winner of the Marfield Prize, National Award for Arts Writing“Tippins tells riveting stories about the Chelsea’s artists, but she also captures a much grander, and more pressing, narrative: that of the ongoing battle between art and capitalism in the city...read more

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9780743295611 | Gardners Books, January 30, 2014, cover price $33.35 | About this edition: Winner of the Marfield Prize, National Award for Arts Writing“Tippins tells riveting stories about the Chelsea’s artists, but she also captures a much grander, and more pressing, narrative: that of the ongoing battle between art and capitalism in the city.
9780618726349 | Houghton Mifflin, December 3, 2013, cover price $30.00

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9780544334472 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, November 4, 2014), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Winner of the Marfield Prize, National Award for Arts Writing“Tippins tells riveting stories about the Chelsea’s artists, but she also captures a much grander, and more pressing, narrative: that of the ongoing battle between art and capitalism in the city.

A thoughtful history of the legendary New York City neighborhood chronicles the Village's role as a bohemian enclave that became the home of and transformed the lives of such individuals as Edna St. Vincent Millay, Emma Goldman, Eugene O'Neill, Margaret Sanger, and Thomas Wolfe, who came to the neighborhood to pursue individual artistic, personal, and political dreams. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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9780684869957 | Simon & Schuster, June 1, 2002, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Chronicles the New York City neighborhood's role as a bohemian enclave that became the home of and transformed the lives of individuals who came to the neighborhood to pursue their individual artistic, personal, and political dreams.

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9780684869964, titled "Republic of Dreams: Greenwich Village: The American Bohemia, 1910-1960" | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, September 30, 2003), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A thoughtful history of the legendary New York City neighborhood chronicles the Village's role as a bohemian enclave that became the home of and transformed the lives of such individuals as Edna St.

A noted New York City blogger documents the tenancies of past and present inhabitants of a famous bohemian hotel, from Ethan Hawke and Madonna to Arthur Miller and Dylan Thomas, in an account that cites notorious events that have transpired there. Original.

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9781568583792 | Da Capo Pr, November 1, 2007, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A noted New York City blogger documents the tenancies of past and present inhabitants of a famous bohemian hotel, from Ethan Hawke and Madonna to Arthur Miller and Dylan Thomas, in an account that cites notorious events that have transpired there.

Looks at the life of the graffiti artist, from his childhood to his entrance into the American art scene, and includes early sketches, rare paintings, and bold images of his work on the subway trains of New York.

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9780060988999 | Harpercollins, March 1, 2003, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Looks at the life of the graffiti artist, from his childhood to his entrance into the American art scene, and includes early sketches, rare paintings, and bold images of his work on the subway trains of New York.

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A fascinating glimpse into the life of the king of graffiti and progenitor of the urban aesthetic, from his childhood to his entrance into the American art scene, is filled with early sketches, rare paintings, and bold images of his work on the subway trains of New York. 25,000 first printing.

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9780060394271 | Regan Books, November 1, 2001, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Looks at the life of the graffiti artist, from his childhood to his entrance into the American art scene, and includes early sketches, rare paintings, and bold images of his work on the subway trains of New York.

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A struggling artist who abandoned her work to begin a career as an assistant pastry chef offers an account of life in New York's restaurant kitchens and includes memories of her Jewish immigrant family of esoteric cooks

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9780553096644 | Bantam Dell Pub Group, July 1, 1996, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: A struggling artist who abandoned her work to begin a career as an assistant pastry chef offers an account of life in New York's restaurant kitchens and includes memories of her Jewish immigrant family of esoteric cooks

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9780553375169 | Reprint edition (Bantam Dell Pub Group, September 1, 1997), cover price $12.95 | also contains Explorations: La Litterature Du Monde Francais | About this edition: A struggling artist who abandoned her work to begin a career as an assistant pastry chef offers an account of life in New York's restaurant kitchens and includes memories of her Jewish immigrant family of esoteric cooks

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Product Description: An artist and cancer survivor talks about the struggle.

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9780940977068 | Meniscus Ltd, June 1, 1994, cover price N/A
| About this edition: An artist and cancer survivor talks about the struggle.

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