American photographer Lynn Goldsmith wandered in the streets of New York from 1973 to 2013 to portray several icons such as the band The Police, the rapper LL Cool J, actors Kevin Bacon and Mark Wahlberg. The exhibition “Streets of NYC” has opened on April 17th and will go on until May 6th, at the Morrison Hotel Gallery (Soho) : it redraws the encounters and portraits of Goldsmith.

The Police – 8th Avenue and 37th, 1978.

LL Cool J – 8th Avenue and 33rd Street, 1997.

Van Halen – Chinatown, 1978.

Mark Walberg – West Village, 1991.

Laurie Anderson – 6th Avenue and 53rd, 1982.

Matt Dillon – subway lower Manhattan, 1981.

Lion Babe – Jillian Hervey East Village – 2nd Avenue and 3rd, 2013.

Kevin Bacon – 6th Avenue and 40th, 1982.

Photos by Lynn Goldsmith/courtesy of Morrison Hotel Gallery.