Fred W. McDarrah: Save the Village
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Demolition of Artist's Studio, Greenwich Avenue, May 19, 1960
© Estate of Fred W. McDarrah, courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York Fred McDarrah (1926-2007) looked at Greenwich Village for 50 years and caught what he saw for us all. The Brooklyn-born McDarrah bought his first camera as a teenager, and spent most of his career as a photographer at The Village Voice. His documentary pictures of moments in New York City's history are as iconic as his often spontaneous portraits of artists, writers, musicians, politicians and unknown people on its streets.
Now, McDarrah's photographs of and pertaining to the Village, from the late 1950s through the 1980s, are being shown in an exceptional exhibition at Steven Kasher Gallery in Chelsea. The show opened last Thursday night, and is not to be missed if you're traveling to New York, and particularly not to be missed if you live in New York -- but, imperatively, if you live in and love Greenwich Village. Fred W. McDarrah: Save th
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