New York September 11. By Magnum Photographers. Numerous contributing photographers. Text by David Halberstam. powerHouse Books, New York, 2001. 144 pp. Small folio. Later printing. Signed by on title page by 11 Magnum photographers, among them, Susan Meiselas, Paul Fusco, Alex Webb, David Alan Harvey and Chien-Ch Chang. Hardbound. Illustrated boards. No dust jacket as issued. 100 color and black-and-white illustrations.
By now, images of September 11 has been burned into our collective memory, but few have seen New York from the perspective of Magnum photographers. Eleven members of the legendary photo agency immediately dispersed from their monthly meeting in New York as the events unfolded, risking their own lives to document the incomprehensible. Their photographs, by turns haunting, surreal, and breathtaking, are collected together in New York September 11, by Magnum Photographers, compellingly presented in a high-quality edition from powerHouse Books.