Robert Longo

Men in the Cities, Schirmer Mosel, 2009

Publisher: Schirmer Mosel

Dimensions: 3829604114

Pages: 128

The Men in the Cities series made Robert Longo famous in the 1980s: larger-than-life drawings of sharply dressed businesspeople writhing in contortion under the impact of an invisible, obviously violent power, a sort of death dance of the modern man. Powerful icons that, as Longo said, "exist somewhere between movies and monuments". Men in the Cities, created between 1977 and 1983, is also an early attempt in merging the diverse fields of Longo's artistic practice: sculpture, drawing, photography, and film

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