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Homeless Man Reading Bible New York City | Wall Art

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Bible in Hand: A Homeless Man's Solitude in NYC

As a fervent devotee of urban street photography, I often find myself capturing moments of the human condition, and this particular shot was no exception. I generally steer clear of photographing people experiencing homelessness. However, this man touched a poignant chord.

Amid the bustling city under one of New York's countless bridges, a man, homeless, engrossed in the pages of a bible, caught my eye. We exchanged words, his demeanor noticeably muddled - a heartbreaking testament to his physical health. His feet, bare and weathered, evoked a profound sense of disquiet within me.

During my tri-day sojourn to the Big Apple, I traveled over 85 kilometers on foot, aiming to photograph the deserted hospital on Ellis Island alongside Joe McNally. The city's streets became my canvas, portraying many faces, stories, and shared meals with those less fortunate. A striking revelation was the overwhelming number of homeless individuals battling for basic sustenance and shelter.

New York's homeless population is alarmingly high, echoing the grim times of the Great Depression. As per a source, as of November 2019, there were an estimated 63,092 homeless individuals, including 14,973 families with 22,258 children, seeking refuge in the American city's shelters at night. 

The offering is a fine art print, meticulously crafted on museum-grade paper, using acid-free 100% Archival Photo Paper. The archival inks reproducing the image ensure precision, smooth transitions, deep blacks, intricate details, and vibrant hues. The print is hand-signed by myself on the back, comes with a certificate of authenticity, and offers a lifetime warranty against fading. Note that only the image is for sale, not the frame. It comes with an assurance of free worldwide delivery and a 14-day money-back guarantee if you are unsatisfied with your purchase. We value your satisfaction and strive to deliver a timeless piece of art that will add value and sentiment to your space for generations.

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© Dan Kosmayer, 2019

Museum Quality Fine Art Prints

Enjoy museum-grade signed prints, free global delivery, and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. Each fine art print showcases my passion for photography and exceptional quality and is hand-signed in pencil on the reverse side, and includes a certificate of authenticity and a lifetime warranty against fading, with the assurance of a full reimbursement within 30 days if needed.

The fine art prints are of the highest museum quality, printed on acid-free 100% cotton paper with a velvety, subtly textured, warm-tone finish. Archival inks ensure photographs with sharp precision, smooth transitions, deep blacks, intricate details, and vibrant hues.

Please note that frames are not included.

Free Worldwide Delivery

As the creator, I personally print, sign, and package every print at my studio in Haliburton, Ontario. These prints are then shipped worldwide via Canada Post free of charge. Therefore, delivery times can vary based on location, anywhere from a few days to several weeks.

Additionally, when traveling and shooting on location, orders placed during these periods will be dispatched upon my return. This may result in delivery times extending to several weeks. However, rest assured that the wait for these unique pieces is well worth it!

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