From the article by Phil Mistry for PetaPixel:
Photographer Meryl Meisler worked as an art teacher in Bushwick, Brooklyn, at Roland Hayes Intermediate School 291. She studied with Lisette Model in New York City. In a new book, New York: PARADISE LOST Bushwick Era Disco, out in June, she shows images that she captured of her students and colleagues during her teaching days from 1981-1994. “The students were on the pulse of popular culture, exuded youthful pride, and could challenge one’s wits,” she tells The New Yorker.
Browse the exhibition “New York PARADISE LOST Bushwick Era Disco,” at ClampArt
Browse all of Meryl Meisler’s work at ClampArt