New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.
"A survey of the work created by Jack Pierson over the past twenty years reveals a diverse and unique aesthetic expression in an array of moods, materials, and meanings. Drawn to stardrom, melodrama, loneliness, and emotional narrative as subjects for his art, Pierson infuses his work with literal and visual references to lost love, sexual longing, faded glamour, fleeting moments, and melancholic and sentimental musings. His work gravitates toward personal expressions of self and psychological states of being..."--P. 7.