Author Archives: deborahshapiro

My photo in the ICPConcerned Exhibit at the International Center of Photography, New York City

My photograph of a Manhattan doorman saluting front line workers of the pandemic with a spoon and pan is now on exhibit at the International Center of Photography, 79 Essex Street, New York. I am proud and honored to have … Continue reading

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New York Faces 2020

More of the most memorable faces I have seen in New York in this pandemic year. Somehow, people express their essence even while wearing a mask.

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New York Faces 2020

Looking back over 2020 so far, these are some of the faces that have stayed in my mind the most after many months of photographing New Yorkers.

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Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Memorials to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sprang up all over New York City, including at her alma mater Columbia University.    

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Bronx Zoo Reopening

In spite of the heat wave, New Yorkers were thrilled to return to the Bronx Zoo after it had been closed since March due to the pandemic. They say the animals noticed the absence of people, and the zoo staff … Continue reading

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Trump Tower, July 12, 2020

  The City of New York painted a mural running the length of the block on Fifth Avenue between 56th and 57th Streets, in front of Trump Tower and facing it, reading Black Lives Matter. The mural has become the … Continue reading

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Corporate Messages

Some of the corporations and businesses that would like you to know how they support popular movements. Will they take any concrete action?            

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Protesters in Harlem

   

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Flags on Fifth Avenue, July 4, 2020

In the absence of a public memorial for the 18, 611 New Yorkers* who have died of Covid-19, these flags fly at half staff on Fifth Avenue. Photo taken on Independence Day, July 4, 2020. *Source: www1.nyc.gov, updated July 7, … Continue reading

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July 4, 2020: Patriotism, Pandemic, Protests

On the holiday celebrating the Declaration of Independence of the United States, New York City remained largely in lockdown against the coronavirus pandemic. Public celebrations were cancelled and the famous Macy’s fireworks display was held in undisclosed locations. Protests against … Continue reading

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