Cleaning up the streets of New York City - through Photoshop


posted Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 1:30 PM EST


Photographer Marc Yankus has a great appreciation for the buildings of New York - he has lived in the city since he was 11, and spent 20 years photographing his favorite parts of the city. But in a new exhibition running at the Clampart gallery, The Secret Lives of Buildings, he presents those buildings without the clutter and bustle of city life through some impressive work in Photoshop.

As you can see from a photograph of the iconic Flatiron building in real life, compared to Yankus' treatment of it, a lot of work has gone into removing trees, advertising, people and cars from the scene. The resulting pieces showcase the unique architecture of the buildings, and create an other-worldly, classic view of the city as a whole.

The Secret Lives of Buildings is on display now at ClampArt Gallery in New York through November 26. You can view more of photographer Marc Yankus' work here, on his website.

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