NYC in Photos Week: Lower East and Upper West: New York City Photographs 1957-1968 by Jonathan Brand @ NYJB

Lower East and Upper West chronicle New York City from the late fifties to the late sixties. Tumultuous change, “urban renewal,” and racial strife mark these violent decades, but in these photographs these charged descriptors lay in the background. Continue reading NYC in Photos Week: Lower East and Upper West: New York City Photographs 1957-1968 by Jonathan Brand @ NYJB

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Pride Plus: Gravity Is Stronger Here by Phyllis B. Dooney and Jardine Libaire @ nyjb

“Gravity Is Stronger Here by Phyllis B. Dooney and Jardine Libaire acts both as a time capsule and a group portrait. Capturing images from an eccentric rural south, the book gives voice to the paranoia, rage, and love in its people.” Continue reading Pride Plus: Gravity Is Stronger Here by Phyllis B. Dooney and Jardine Libaire @ nyjb

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Dirty Old Tank Girl, by Alan Martin @ nyjb

“Dirty Old Tank Girl by Alan Martin is good clean fun, apart from the swearing, violence, and brief nudity. For fans of the cult film, the collection is a great re-introduction to the classic character.” Continue reading Dirty Old Tank Girl, by Alan Martin @ nyjb

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Photography Fridays: On Christopher Street: Transgender Stories, by Mark Seliger @ nyjb

“On Christopher Street by Mark Seliger is a magnificent volume of stunning photography and heartbreaking stories. It makes the struggles real and immediate.” Continue reading Photography Fridays: On Christopher Street: Transgender Stories, by Mark Seliger @ nyjb

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Art After Stonewall, 1969 – 1989, by Jonathan Weinberg @ NYJB

“Art After Stonewall is an engaging and illuminating chronicle of gay liberation. Art, photography, essays, and interviews reveal a movement in all its triumph and shortcomings.” Continue reading Art After Stonewall, 1969 – 1989, by Jonathan Weinberg @ NYJB

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