Photography

Candid Lunchtime Portraits of Fashionable New Yorkers in the 1970s

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On the average lunch break in New York City (or any major city around the world), most people have their heads buried in an electronic device. But in the 1970s, people out and about during their break relied on the art of conversation. Between 1977 and 1980, photographer Charles H. Traub took his camera to the streets to capture New Yorkers (as well as residents in Chicago and European cities) at lunchtime.
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From ’70s NYC Icons to Noble Animals: Peter Hujar’s Poetic Portraits and Sweeping Cityscapes

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Peter Hujar, known for his candid and intimate black-and-white portraits, photographed some of the most exciting minds and personalities of the 20th century. Peter Hujar: 21 Pictures, presented by Fraenkel Gallery from January 7 to March 5, 2016 (the fourth solo exhibition of Hujar’s work), will explore the artist’s 30-year career, including his less familiar photos of gritty city life in the ‘70s and ‘80s, seascapes, still lifes, and animals.
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Heartwarming Photo Booth Snapshots of Adorable Shelter Dogs

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Take a group of dogs aching for affection and a home to call their own. Add one photo booth and a professional photographer who loves animals. These adorable photos are the results. Guinnever Shuster worked with the pups at the Humane Society of Utah (which is also selling a 2016 calendar featuring different images) by capturing their personalities on camera. Thankfully, the dogs were all successfully adopted. Brace yourself for total cuteness in our gallery.
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Darkly Beautiful Photos of the Invasive Kudzu Plant

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The narrative we hear most about nature these days is that we pose an existential threat to it — decades of global warming, deforestation, pollution, and constant damage have left our environment in a fragile, vulnerable state. In this light, it’s easy to forget that for most of human history, nature has posed an existential threat to us.
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‘A New Place 2 Drown’: A Multimedia Meeting Place for Archy Marshall’s Alter Egos

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It’s hard not to be taken aback the first time you hear Archy Marshall’s voice. The 21-year-old British musician, who first made waves as Zoo Kid, has the kind of singular timber that can birth a career. Which it has — after the glowing critical reception of “Out Getting Ribs,” he released a handful of EPs as King Krule, several of which were compiled in an LP titled 6 Feet Beneath the Moon
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Unexpected Black-and-White Portraits of Pole Dancers in Domestic Settings

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We’ve come a long way, but there are still many misconceptions about women who pole dance. What most naysayers don’t realize is that pole dancing has been traced back to ancient sports, gymnastics, and ‘20s sideshows. Pole dancing studios like Bobbi’s in Sydney (part of a 3,000-strong community in the city) are full of women whose families do support their interests in pole dancing for fun, fitness, and personal expression.
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