Philip Pocock

Murals and Neighbors: Philip Pocock’s Images of 1970s Lower East Side [PHOTOS]

Posted January 23, 2014 at 10:07 am

Philip Pocock is a Canadian-born artist and photographer who spent the early eighties capturing the underbelly of the Lower East Side. But specifically the murals that adorned the bombed-out walls of the neighborhood. His photobook The Obvious Illusion: Murals from the Lower East Side, published in 1980, offers a glimpse of this expressive grassroots art […]

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