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Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs of the NYC Subway at the Museum of the City of New York

Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs of the NYC Subway

Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs at The Museum of the City of New York explores the iconic director’s formative years as a staff photographer at Look magazine from 1945 to 1950. Alec Baldwin recently sat down with the curators to discuss the work.

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A tour of THE FENCE on Thursday, July 19, 6:30 PM

Walking Tour of THE FENCE with the Artists!

Join a Walking Tour of The FENCE 2018 on Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 6:30pm, FREE and open to the public for a stroll along the outdoor exhibition, and hear from many of the featured photographers about their work. Following the tour, talk with the artists at a happy hour at the Brooklyn Heights Social Club at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge to mingle and enjoy panoramic views of the waterfront. First drink is FREE for those who joined the tour.

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LES Galleries Mid-Summer Late Night Event on Thursday, July 12, 2018, from 6pm to 8pm

Front Room Gallery joins the LES Galleries Mid-Summer Late Night

The Front Room Gallery debuts the 14th annual Summer Sampler, a Summer group exhibition presenting a sampling of works by the gallery's stable of painters, photographers, and sculptors. The show features a selection of pieces from the upcoming season as well as some favorites by artists who have had recent shows.

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The Fence 2018 is expected to draw six million visitors to see 41 jury-selected photographers in 8 cities, beginning in Brooklyn Bridge Park on June 20.

The Fence debuts for 7th Season in Brooklyn Bridge Park

The seventh annual edition of The Fence is expected to draw six million visitors to see the work of 41 jury-selected photographers across 8 cities in North America, beginning with an exhibition in Brooklyn Bridge Park opening June 20, 2018.

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The Brooklyn Museum presents Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys from December 1, 2017, to April 8, 2018

Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys

The Brooklyn Museum presents Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys from December 1, 2017, to June 17, 2018, by one of the most significant cultural voices documenting the realities of the iconic city, featuring large-scale photographs as well as intimate images of its diverse inhabitants.

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United Photo Industries and Visura announce CIRIL JAZBEC – Melting Away is the winner of the 2018 Grant for Visual Storytelling on Climate Change

CIRIL JAZBEC receives 2018 Grant for Visual Storytelling on Climate Change

United Photo Industries and Visura announce CIRIL JAZBEC – Melting Away as the winner of the 2018 Grant for Visual Storytelling on Climate Change, and will make its New York debut from June 7 – 29, 2018, with an opening reception on Thursday, June 7, 2018.

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OPEN (C)ALL: TRUTH Viewers Choice Winners Oneika Phillips & James Petrozzello for The Magdalena Series: The Truth Hurts, 2016

James Petrozzello's Magdalena Series is the Viewer's Choice at OPEN (C)ALL

OPEN (C)ALL: TRUTH "Viewers Choice" Winners Oneika Phillips & James Petrozzello give a look into how a collaborative process, The Magdalena Series: The Truth Hurts, 2016, came to be by two artisits with a goal in mind. The two have created a stark and beautiful collection of images that capture the passion of this performer.

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The overall winners of the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards announced

2018 Sony World Photography Awards Announced

British artist Alys Tomlinson is named Photographer of the Year in the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards, announced today and going on exhibit at Somerset House, London, until 6th May 2018.

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The Front Room Gallery presents “Lost Utopias,” Jade Doskow’s decade-long photographic series documenting the remaining architecture of international World’s Fairs

“Lost Utopias” - The World's Fair Legacy

The Front Room Gallery presents “Lost Utopias,” Jade Doskow’s decade-long photographic series documenting the remaining architecture of international World’s Fairs, with an opening reception on April 20, 2018, from 7pm to 9pm continuing through May 20, 2018.

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No Safe Harbor: An Exhibition on Sex Trafficking in the United States, Audrey Morrissey by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images

No Safe Harbor: Sex Trafficking in the United States

The Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs presents No Safe Harbor, an illumination on the harsh reality of domestic sex trafficking in the United States by Getty Images photographer Robert Nickelsberg.

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News & Stories

The Red Hook Criterium, the iconic race that popularized cycling’s fixed-gear criterium format which began on the streets of Red Hook, Brooklyn, will suspend its series in 2019.
Red Hook

The Red Hook Criterium, the iconic race that popularized cycling’s fixed-gear criterium format which began on the streets of Red Hook, Brooklyn, will suspend its series in 2019.

Brooklyn Historical Society in Brooklyn Heights presents On the (Queer) Waterfront, the first exhibition to focus explicitly on LGBTQ history of Brooklyn.
Brooklyn Heights

On the (Queer) Waterfront is the first exhibition ever to focus explicitly on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer history of Brooklyn. Join author Hugh Ryan (When Brooklyn Was Queer, St. Martin’s Press, March 2019) for the release party and opening reception on March 5, 2019 at the Brooklyn Historical Society.

Gowanus Landmarking Coalition Launches Website Ahead of Rezoning
Gowanus

The Gowanus Landmarking Coalition unveiled its new website highlighting the priority list of fifteen sites and small districts in Gowanus that warrant official designation by the City of New York in its rezoning plan.

Lunar Eclipse coming on January 20, 2019.
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

The moon, Earth and sun will line up this weekend on Sunday, January 20, 2019, beginning at 10:34 p.m. EST, for the only total lunar eclipse this year and next. Hope for clear skies and bundle up to watch it.

Beyond Brooklyn

Ski Blandford is back in operation under new management and it is a jewel.

It's President Week and there are lots of families deciding what to do during the time off. How about a Massachusetts ski trip? Ski Blandford is back in operation under new management and it is a jewel.

Village of kids turn out to build giant snowman in Cobble Hill

Every once in a while, someplace out in the rest of the world from New York City pops up with something fun. And the fact that this one is from Cobble Hill is pretty cool. The fact that it is Canada shows how much alike we all are.