"There was a real intimacy and a real beauty in the way people were interacting with each other on the beaches that is not quite the same at a city park or on the subway."
Hundreds gathered at El Museo del Barrio this weekend to celebrate Maristany, a Black Puerto Rican artist and activist who died in March at age 76.
On view through September at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, "Jamel Shabazz: Eye on the Streets" covers 40 years of NYC history through potent, personal images.
Only a couple of these images ever appeared in print, over 50 years ago in an obscure magazine out of the Soviet Union.
There are two complementary new photography exhibits at The Met that are worth checking out.
"Working Together: The Photographers of the Kamoinge Workshop" spotlights one of the few networks for Black artists in the 1960s.
As part of our Dear NYC series, we've recreated photos around all five boroughs from the NYPL's archives. First up: Staten Island.
From the Price is Right to Tiger King, these roommates are creating detailed photoshoots in their Brooklyn apartment.
"A lifetime resident of Harlem, I have tried to document the world around me, particularly the African American community, especially in Harlem, from an honest perspective so that our history is not lost."
Here's what you need to know about the new ICP, and the first four exhibitions you'll see there.
'These [single-story] ones are the most vulnerable... Nobody is going to build a new one.'
C. Hamilton James took this photograph of rats on Pearl Street for National Geographic.
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