Eugene "Gene" Spatz (1943-2003) was a pioneer of the paparazzi movement in the US. While he could often be found photographing celebrities, he also turned his lens on the captivating streets of his travels and especially of his home town, New York City. It's the city that never sleeps, and Gene was there to capture it in all its fascinating, glamorous and gritty glory. He amassed a vast collection of striking scenes, totally unique but capturing the everyday life of New Yorkers in the 1970s and 80s. Here we see a small sample of these often-charming, sometimes jarring images.