Author Archives: Sue Apfelbaum

Mario Hugo

  If you find a used book with its flyleaves removed, there’s a good chance Mario Hugo is responsible. The 25-year-old artist, designer, and illustrator often spends his weekends rummaging the racks at New York City’s Strand bookstore. He buys old books, extracting the thick, blank pages and, often, returns the harvested books to...

Mark Mahaney

  “People are chronically dehydrated,” says Mark Mahaney, washing down a breakfast crepe at a SoHo café. For a photographer, trained to observe the body’s surface qualities more than its pathologies, water consumption seems an unusual passion. It springs in part from interest in his long-term girlfriend’s studies in holistic nutrition; but he also...