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Art, Sketch — April 27, 2016, 1:01 pm

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Bronx Theaters Then and Now

Illustrations of theaters in the Bronx, as they appeared decades ago and today.

Art, Monday Gallery — April 25, 2016, 11:36 am

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Amagansett Diptych #2

Amagansett Diptych #2, paintings by Jennifer Bartlett. Image © the artist. Courtesy Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City

Art, Monday Gallery — April 18, 2016, 11:35 am

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Vues de Dos

“Vues de Dos,” a photograph by Malick Sidibé, who passed away on April 15, 2016. His work is on view at Jack Shainman Gallery, in New York City. Sidibé’s photographs were discussed in “Look at Me: Photographs from Africa past and present,” an essay by Edwidge Danticat in the December 2013 issue of Harper’s Magazine.

Art, Monday Gallery — April 11, 2016, 1:59 pm

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Drying Laundry

“Drying Laundry,” a photograph by Thomas Holton from the series The Lams of Ludlow Street. Holton’s monograph of the series, which documents the daily life of a family in New York City’s Chinatown neighborhood over thirteen years, was released in the United States this week by Kehrer Verlag. Photograph © Thomas Holton

Art, Sketch — April 6, 2016, 8:00 am

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Cigar Stores Then and Now

Illustrations of cigar stores on Broadway in New York City, as they appeared between the early 1900s and today

Art, Monday Gallery — April 4, 2016, 11:48 am

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In the Paint

“Indiana vs. North Carolina, Sweet Sixteen” and “Notre Dame vs. North Carolina, Elite Eight,” photographs of the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship by Samuel James, from the series In the Paint

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