Wed June 20 – Christopher Bonanos – The Story of “Weegee”, the Photographer Psychic

The first comprehensive biography of Weegee, the photographer “psychic”.

In the 3rd hour, Chris will discuss the life of Arthur Fellig’s and his ability to arrive at a crime scene just as the cops did, was so uncanny that he renamed himself “Weegee,” claiming that he functioned as a human Ouija board.

BIO:

Christopher Bonanos is city editor at New York magazine, where he covers arts and culture and urban affairs. He is the author of Instant: The Story of Polaroid, and Flash: The Making of Weegee the Famous. He currently lives in New York City with his wife and their son.

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