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Irving Penn Exhibit Coming to the Met

Irving Penn’s bold, deliberate photos helped define the look of Vogue Magazine and, it could be said, of fashion photography itself. “Insufferably elegant” is how it was described by Roberta Smith in the New York Times. He photographed everything, from … Continue reading

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Effects of the Travel Ban Are Still Felt in the Art World

The New York art scene has made it a point in recent times to showcase the ways in which the Middle East and the Muslim world have contributed to the global cultural wealth. With the Museum of Modern Art replacing … Continue reading

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Todd Webb’s ‘A City Seen’ Coming to Museum of the City of New York

Todd Webb (1905–2000) arrived in New York in 1946, armed with a camera and the training of a Navy photographer. By then, he’d already worked with other photography greats like Ansel Adams and Harry Callahan. But Webb ultimately made a … Continue reading

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Run, Don’t Walk: Three Museum Exhibitions You Do Not Want to Miss

2013 brought so many phenomenal arts events and exhibitions to NYC’s premier museums and institutions. And while the New Year may be upon us, there is still time to catch three of the most acclaimed New York City exhibitions before … Continue reading

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ArtBridge NYC Transforms Public Spaces Around the City

Sometimes when you live in a vast urban environment like New York City, discovering art can seem like a daunting task. Of course, in NYC there is art literally everywhere – in museums and private galleries, in the architecture of … Continue reading

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SALT in New York City

When artistic and nonprofit endeavors collide it’s a beautiful thing. A nonprofit organization designed to help inner city youth flourish creatively, while providing them with tools to carve out brighter futures for themselves sounds pretty phenomenal. NYC SALT is doing … Continue reading

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We the People Tells Real NYCHA Resident Stories

Earlier this month, Manhattan District Attorney Vance and NYC Police Commissioner Kelly announced that more than sixty members of gangs had been indicted, pulling dangerous people off the streets and out of public housing. “This is a huge step forward … Continue reading

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