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The powerHouse Arena also serves as a gallery, bookstore, and event space often used to promote artists working with the publisher.
powerHouse primarily focuses on photography. Prominent photographers published by the firm include Jack Pierson, Ron Galella, Helen Levitt, Danny Lyon, and the cooperative Magnum Photos. In November 2008, the book Yes We Can: Barack Obama's History-Making Presidential Campaign by Scout Tufankjian sold out its initial print of 55,000 a month before its official December release, prompting powerHouse to print 22,000 more copies.
It also publishes artists known for work in other fields. It partnered with Charlie Ahearn on Wild Style: The Sampler, a behind-the-scenes look at Ahearn's 1982 Wild Style, considered the first hip hop film.
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