Tuesday, January 11, 2011

New York City's Automats as Fine Art

Above: Edward Hopper, Automat, 1927

This writer remembers visiting New York City with my father in the early 1940's, and getting our lunch at Horn & Hardart, a leading automat chain.

Berenice Abbottt, NYC Automat, 8th
Avenue, 1936
Abbott worked on the 1930's project called Saving New York

Below: Neal Boenzi,
The Automat Window, 1978.
NYTimes photographer and widely recognized as an excellent street photographer.
nytimesstore.com $199.00 unframed

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