A Big Apple rogue's gallery turned out to celebrate "the man who symbolizes evil to many in this city"
Originally published March 5, 1979
"Nothing quite like the beat demimonde exists anymore, not with the same literary élan, the same desperate vitality. Being a poor New York writer or painter has become too expensive — or too crushing — to permit such animated congregation"
Originally published February 1, 1985
New Year's Day 50 years ago: "But in its monumental ugliness it commands that special morbid fascination that all New Yorkers feel toward their city, despise it as they may."
Originally published January 1, 1970
Fred McDarrah’s photographs defined downtown New York.
June 6, 2019
No one captured the movers and shakers of New York City — and America at large — with more immediacy and verve than Fred W. McDarrah
September 28, 2018
McDarrah was utterly tenacious on an assignment. No one could intimidate him—and, in any context, he had no compunction telling you exactly what he thought and intended.
November 6, 2007