Arts & Culture / New York

“JFK November 22, 1963: A Bystander’s View of History” At The International Center of Photography

Tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963 during a parade through Dallas’ Dealey Plaza. An exhibit in Midtown’s International Center of Photography is focused on this historic moment as the dawn of “citizen journalism,” as innocent bystanders brought along personal cameras (a luxury at the time) to capture a …

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Events / New York

Your Week Untapped: Best NYC Events for June 17-23

MONDAY, JUNE 17: Bryant Park’s Summer Film Festival launches today with Tootsie. In one of the funniest films of all time, Dustin Hoffman is an unemployed actor who finally gets the part of a lifetime… as a female soap opera sensation. The lawn opens at 5pm for blankets & picnicking; films start at sunset (between 8-9pm). …

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Arts & Culture / Featured

Celebrating Times Square’s Seedy Past: Artist Nayland Blake’s Installation at the ICP Triennial

One of the most attention-grabbing exhibits at the International Center for Photography’s Triennial (through September 8) isn’t really a work of photography at all. In Knee-deep in the Flooded Victory, artist Nayland Blake has assembled photos, posters, zines, coffee mugs and voodoo dolls in an installation that explores the changing meaning of public space in New York …

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Events / New York

Your Week Untapped: Best NYC Events for May 27-June 2

MONDAY, MAY 27: Opening of The Civil War and American Art. This major loan exhibition considers how American artists responded to the Civil War and its aftermath. Landscapes and genre scenes—more than traditional history paintings—captured the war’s impact on the American psyche. 9:30am-5:30pm at the Met, 1000 Fifth Avenue. Suggested donation $25. Also check out …

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Arts & Culture / New York

ICP Triennial Pushes the Boundaries of Photography

If you’re looking for cutting-edge work in photography and video art, the International Center of Photography (ICP) is the place to go. Their fourth Triennial, A Different Kind of Order, opened on Friday and it showcases work by some of the best and brightest contemporary artists. The curators, Kristen Lubben, Christopher Phillips, Carol Squiers, and …

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