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A photo of the Port Authority Bus Terminal located in New York.

Photographer/Filmmaker Documents Port Authority Bus Terminal

It could be argued that New York City herself was the artist of the latest exhibit inside the Port Authority Bus Terminal. She’s certainly the subject. And possibly the medium. It’s all in how you look at it. “PABT Time Lapse 2017” is the exhibit of Tony Gregory, local bartender and photographer. His bar is […]

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An attractive young woman covered in tattoos.

New Exhibit Explores the History of American Tattoos

Last Friday, The New-York Historical Society introduced a new exhibit called “Tattooed New York.” The exhibit explores New York’s tattoo history, beginning with its origins in Native American culture. Indigenous people used tattoos for one primary reason: to mark themselves as belonging to a certain tribe. But it was also commonplace for warriors to get […]

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A photo of an enormous crowd of people taken from the Women's March on Washington.

Museums Are Archiving Signs from the Women’s March

In the event that you missed it, Saturday’s Women’s March made history, or should we say, herstory. According to PoliticusUSA, it was the largest protest in American history. The Cut reports that an estimated $3.2 million people participated in this year’s march. As a result, museums around the world are now collecting Women’s March signs […]

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