William Claxton is a photographer known for capturing the grit and glamor of 1960s artists and celebrities, attempting to capture their intimate moments within their craft. His work exudes a lavish quality, highlighting a monumental era.
Metropole Café, Broadway Near Times Square, New York is a photograph depicting a bustling restaurant in a congested part of town. The people in the scene are dressed in both dark and muted colors, resembling a sharp contrast to the bright taxi light and the Broadway style marquis. The importance of the city seems to be less about the people, but more about the institutions that cater to them.
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Dimensions: 47.25 x 20.5 in. (120.015 x 52.07 cm)
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