Arthur Tress’s New York City (1969–70)

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Open Space in the Inner City: Ecology and the Urban Environment

At a recent auction we uncovered a wonderful specimen of NYC history — the exhibit portfolio of black & white photographstaken by Arthur Tress and produced by the Visual Arts Program of the New York State Council on the Arts in 1971. Arthur has a fascinating story from his birth in 1940 in a poor Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn to his...

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Views of ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’

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A visual tour of George Saunders’ first novel

By now you’ve probably heard of the George Saunders first work of fiction, Lincoln in the Bardo, that was published in early 2017. In short order, the novel won the Man Booker Prize, was listed as one of the 100 notable books of 2017 by The New York Times and made Bill Gates list of five books worth readingfor the summer of 2018. (If you are new to...

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