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A Different Take on Street Fashion Photography

A few months ago I had the delight of popping into the Met’s modestly-sized exhibition “Hipsters, Hustlers, and Handball Players: Leon Levinstein’s New York Photographs, 1950–1980.” From the Met’s website description: “Leon Levinstein (1910–1988), an unheralded master of street photography, is best known for his candid and unsentimental black-and-white figure studies made in New York City neighborhoods from Times Square and the Lower East Side …

Kirchner & the Berlin Street

One of the few advantages of working in midtown was that I was just a couple minutes jaunt away from the MoMA, and every once in awhile, I actually took my full hour lunch break to soak up some visual culture. Earlier this year, I fought my way through the rainy day museum-attending mob (it was also free admission day) and attended a walking tour …

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