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Iconic Street Photographer Garry Winogrand Exhibit at Metropolitan Museum

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Retrospective of Iconic Street Photographer Garry Winogrand on View at Metropolitan Museum

June 27–September 21, 2014

The first retrospective in 25 years of work by Garry Winogrand (1928–1984)—the renowned photographer of New York City and of American life from the 1950s through the early 1980s—will open at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on June 27, 2014. Garry Winogrand brings together more than 175 of the artist’s iconic images, a trove of unseen prints, and even Winogrand’s famed series of photographs made at the Metropolitan Museum in 1969 when the Museum celebrated its centennial. This exhibition offers a rigorous overview of Winogrand’s complete working life and reveals for the first time the full sweep of his career. [Read more...]

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Apps that Take Instagram to the Next Level

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Instagram just got a little more exciting. We now have new ways to push the reach farther than the twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Flickr options…. the images can live on in 3-D and be seen by non-followers aplenty. We can now surprise friends with gifts themed by their own snapshots… the possibilities are fun with these trending technologies: [Read more...]

Costume Institute’s Charles James Exhibition and New Anna Wintour Costume Center Open at Met on May 8

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I know I keep giving you reasons to dash over to The Met… and here is another, opening tomorrow:

Costume Institute’s Charles James Exhibition and
New Anna Wintour Costume Center Open at Met on May 8

The Costume Institute’s new Anna Wintour Costume Center will open on May 8 with the inaugural exhibition Charles James: Beyond Fashion, on view from May 8 through August 10, 2014, which will examine the career of legendary 20th-century Anglo- American couturier Charles James (1906–1978). The exhibition will be presented in two locations–the new Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch Gallery in the Anna Wintour Costume Center as well as special exhibition galleries on the Museum’s first floor. The exhibition will explore James’s design process and his use of sculptural, scientific, and mathematical approaches to construct revolutionary ball gowns and innovative tailoring that continue to influence designers today.

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