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wnyc:

washingtonpoststyle:

The photo gallery on candid photography — featuring Bruce Davidson’s work — is one of the neatest things on our Web site right now.
And here’s our art & culture critic Phil Kennicott on the National Gallery’s exhibition.

That’s cool. But this is cooler: Leonard Lopate, Brian Lehrer and Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa play the piano together. 

wnyc:

washingtonpoststyle:

The photo gallery on candid photography — featuring Bruce Davidson’s work — is one of the neatest things on our Web site right now.

And here’s our art & culture critic Phil Kennicott on the National Gallery’s exhibition.

That’s cool. But this is cooler: Leonard Lopate, Brian Lehrer and Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa play the piano together.
 

Antonia Simone Barbershop, New York, 1961‘I had this idea to create my own locations in New York. This was an abandoned barber shop. I painted the background rose. The guy worked in a fast-food joint next door. When it was published in Vogue, they cropped him out of the picture.’
(via William Klein - in pictures | Art and design | The Observer)

Antonia Simone Barbershop, New York, 1961
‘I had this idea to create my own locations in New York. This was an abandoned barber shop. I painted the background rose. The guy worked in a fast-food joint next door. When it was published in Vogue, they cropped him out of the picture.’

(via William Klein - in pictures | Art and design | The Observer)

Pretzel Vendor in New York City 1896 - photographed by Alice Austen (1866-1952)

Pretzel Vendor in New York City 1896 - photographed by Alice Austen (1866-1952)

Hoffman Island, merchant marine training center off Staten Island, New York. Mr. Conney instructing a class in how to fix bosun’s chair

Hoffman Island, merchant marine training center off Staten Island, New York. Mr. Conney instructing a class in how to fix bosun’s chair