Harry Benson on New York New York, His New Book of Iconic Portraits
Renowned photographer Harry Benson’s lens has captured some of the most enigmatic people of our time, from Jackie O to Yoko Ono. To celebrate the launch of his new book, New York New York (powerHouse), Benson shares with W some of the memorable moments and impressions from his shoots.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg riding the subway like an ordinary straphanger. New York City, 2002.
“The mayor, whom I first met when our children were in nursery school
together, has always been a down-to-earth, no-nonsense person. He knew
the fastest way to get downtown was on the subway, so on the subway we