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Art in Transit

In 1983, most New Yorkers didn’t know who Keith was but they loved him.  When Art in Transit came out in ’84 they put it together.  Keith, Kwong, Dan Friedman and I edited down 5000 photos of the subway drawings and handed Harmony Books camera-ready mechanicals so they wouldn’t have to do anything and they didn’t.  Exasperated, Keith bought the entire run, which was the ballast for The Pop Shop.  It sold out.  Out-of-print copies in VG+ condition sell for upwards of $100 and are here in stock.  My copy, inscribed by the artist and photographer, is not for sale.

Thank-you, Julia Gruen, for reminding me of this memorable blast from the past.

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