The photos in the Museum of the City of New York’s “Celebrating the City” exhibition all have one thing in common: they are all unmistakably New York, whether it is an image of the city’s people, places or things.
“The idea was we wanted to bring out materials from the permanent collection — and particularly new acquisitions for the permanent collection — that reflect various ways we live in the city,” Sean Corcoran, the museum’s curator of prints and photographs, said.
The photos chronicle how New Yorkers get around, the places they go for quiet reflection and where they play and gather. The exhibition includes recent photography acquisitions
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