About the Author
Sylvia Plachy is the photographer for the Village Voice, where her photographic column, Unguided Tour, ran for nine years. Her photographs have appeared in The New Yorker, Artforum, Grand Street, the New York Times Magazine, Life, Geo, Wired, and many other national and international publications. Her work is in numerous collections, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her books include Unguided Tour, which won the ICP Infinity Award for Best Publication of 1990, and Red Light, a collaboration with the writer James Ridgeway.