NYC Honorary Street Names

Kushner

Seth Kushner Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of Hubbard Street and Avenue Z
Honoree: Seth Kushner (1974-2015), a Brooklyn native, graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School where he learned the art of photography. After earning a bachelor's degree at the School of Visual Arts,, he became a freelance photographer specializing in portraiture. His work appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Time, Newsweek, The Hollywood Reporter, BusinessWeek, Sports Illustrated, L’Uomo Vogue, and in galleries around the world. He went on to co-write and photograph two acclaimed books, The Brooklynites, an in-depth look at the people and places of his hometown, and Leaping Tall Buildings: The Origins of American Comics. He spent six years creating the semi-autobiographical webcomic SCHMUCK, with 22 of the biggest artists in the world of indie comics. (Treyger & Deutsch)
LL:2015/76


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