shopping.de recommends: ‘Sempe in New York’ Jean-Jacques Sempe is not just anyone. “He is the legendary artist, the cover of the New Yorker” should dominate for decades to come. Bill de Blasio is likely to increase your knowledge. A coffee table book has gathered over 100 covers and thus gives a fantastic insight into the work of the French artist. The online Department store shopping.de reports on the fascinating images. “Everything started in August 1978 and was the beginning of a liaison with far-reaching consequences: for the first time, a drawing by Jean-Jacques Sempe graced the cover of the famous town magazine the New Yorker”. “” There are many books about New York, but few show so intense, which is “the special feature of the Big Apple as Sempe in New York”. It may be also due to that the Frenchman has never lost his fascination with the city, its inhabitants, size and speed. Always one feels tiny in New York so Sempe.
This observation should be the hallmark of his paintings. The illustrated book shows also unpublished drawings to the part. Always goes it comes to moments in which hide the size and focuses on a single scene. As with a searchlight that is searched the small, what makes the great New York. This creates not only a portrait of the metropolis of New York, but also the French artist himself.