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Film Screening: Robert Mapplethorpe, no. 61 from the series ART/new york

Robert Mapplethorpe, no. 61 from the series ART/new york (2006) Directed by Paul Tschinkel, 79 minutes Courtesy Paul Tschinkel This documentary looks at the life and work of the...

“Where Love is Illegal” – Photo exhibition by Robin Hammond

Almost 1.8 billion people live in countries where identifying as lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual and intersex could lead to imprisonment, corporal punishment or even death. 72...

Lecture on East Village photographer Peter Hujar: His Life and Art by Anthony Del Aversano

As a part of the Second Annual East Village Arts Festival, Tompkins Square library will have a Lecture on East Village photographer Peter Hujar: His Life and Art. Anthony Del...

Never Be Royals? Follow Them in a New Book: “Modern Monarchy”

By Chris Jackson; Rizzoli; $45 from the real-life ratings juggernauts of their regal nuptials to the fictionalized recent history of Netflix’s The Crown, few subjects draw more...

Optics: Visual Culture and Electoral Politics

Images and media profoundly shape how we interpret and navigate the landscape of electoral politics. From campaign posters and graphic identities, like artist Shepard Fairey’s...

Reimagining the Image: Mary McCartney

Join us for a lecture and book signing with Mary McCartney, an acclaimed British photographer whose work focuses on intimate portraiture and candid reportage. McCartney will...

“1000 Tattoos” Will Help You Think Ink By Checking Out the Best of the Best

Once considered the purview of sailors and criminals, tattoos have increasingly become nearly ubiquitous in Western Culture. (There’s even a reality competition show about it...

Chris Stein’s “Point of View:” The Rise of Blondie; the End of An NYC Era

By Chris Stein; Rizzoli New York, $39.95 You likely know Chris Stein best from his celebrated position alongside Debbie Harry as part of the singular music-makers of Blondie....

“Love Cecil:” The Untold Story of Cecil Beaton Comes to the Cinema

Even if you’ve never heard his famous name, you know Cecil Beaton’s type: gay, fabulous, opinionated, artistic, witty, dripping with style, knows everyone, goes to the cool...

Swimming Pools in Photography Book: Keep Summer on Your Coffee Table

Swimming Pool in Photography | By Francis Hodgson; Hajte Cantz, $55 Dive into the alternately exciting and serene world of humanity’s intimate relationship with swimming pools...

African American Portraits: Photographs from the 1940s and 1950s

This exhibition presents more than one hundred and fifty studio portraits of African Americans from the mid-twentieth century, part of an important recent acquisition by The Met....

“Night Fever:” A New Book Reflects on the History of Nightclub Design

Night Fever | By Jörg Heiser et al; Vitra Design Museum; $85.00 It’s easy think of nightclubs as the places we go to forget about life for a while — to let our hair down,...