TRESS, Arthur. Open Space in the Inner City: Ecology and the Urban Environment.

(New York, NY): New York State Council on the Arts, 1971.  First edition.  Folio.  An exhibition portfolio, prepared for the New York Museums Collaborative Cultural Council Foundation, that comprises 50 photographic plates based on the environmental and economic problems of New York’s inner city.  The photographs taken in 1969 and 1970 attempt to show that “the enjoyable quality of urban life has not kept up with the advances of our modern life.”  The prints measures 35cm by 28cm and are housed in a printed card slipcase together with 4-page title sheet with introductory text and images by Tress.  This example inscribed by Tress on the title-sheet.


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