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Agenda • Exhibitions to See
Day Jobs • In the 1970s, Jim Goldberg collaborated with children on a series of mind-expanding photograms.
Backstory • A solo exhibition celebrates six decades of James Barnor’s photography in Ghana and the United Kingdom.
ROSALIND FOX SOLOMON’S NEW YORK
Julian Rose • Taking Flight
The Alchemist • Since the early 1980s, Jamel Shabazz has captured the energy of street life and hip-hop culture in New York. During quarantine, he organized his vast archive, uncovering indelible images of joy, style, and community.
Michael Schulman • The Audience
Irina Rozovsky • In Plain Air
Alan Michelson • Sky Boys
Ari Marcopoulos • Pandemonium
Darryl Pinckney • Home to Harlem
On the Town • The “New York issue” is a publishing tradition. By assembling visionary designers, photographers, and writers, magazines have sought to convey—and pay tribute to—the city’s kinetic creativity.
Life and Death in an American City • Philip Montgomery in Conversation with Kathy Ryan
Brian Wallis False Comfort
Adam Pape The Roses
Paul Moakley Ocean Breeze
Seeing In Black • A Roundtable with Antwaun Sargent
Natasha Stagg Nightlife
Rafael Rios Family • Concepcion de Leon
Ryan McGinley The Stonewall Protests
Voices & Memories • When a devastating fire tore through the archives of the Museum of Chinese in America, curators feared for the loss of priceless cultural heritage. What do the surviving photographs say about the Chinese diaspora’s resiliency?
Saul Leiter New York in Color
Farah Al Qasimi Queens Main Street
Thessaly La Force Crazy City
Widline Cadet Absence Persists
Roe Ethridge Fugitive Sunset
Endnote Fran Lebowitz • Fran Lebowitz is perhaps New York’s most satisfyingly disapproving voice. Her wit and piercing social observation have made her one of the city’s singular figures—she is her own institution of fiercely held opinions. She would run for mayor, if only the job didn’t require early mornings. She’d prefer to be the city’s “night mayor.”