Link About It: This Week’s Picks

An ever-growing list of Black-owned restaurants, Palm Springs' virtual Modernism Week, Cheech Marin's museum and more from the week

Farewell to Iconic Photographer Ricky Powell Ricky Powell—often referred to as “the fourth Beastie Boy”—passed away in NYC yesterday, aged 59. Best known for capturing images of the city’s downtown music and arts scenes (and for his quick wit), Powell had an instinctual approach that resulted in artistic, sharp and adept images. Born and raised in NYC, Powell began shooting in the mid-’80s and since …

“Not Another Second,” an Augmented Reality Exhibition Centered on LGBTQ+ Seniors

Inside The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights, photographs by Karsten Thormaehlen come to life with tales of triumph

Infographics dot the interior of Not Another Second, an exhibition dedicated to the tales of 12 LGBTQ+ seniors, centered around riveting portraits shot by German photographer Karsten Thormaehlen. Among the images and information at the ticketed and socially distanced installation, visitors will find the statistic that roughly three million seniors identify as LGBTQ+. This number is expected to double by 2030. And yet, we rarely …

Interview: Photographer Dannielle Bowman

The Brooklyn-based artist and educator's ongoing work addresses home, memories and histories

On now (by appointment only) at Baxter St at the Camera Club of New York, Dannielle Bowman: 2020 Aperture Portfolio Prize Winner displays Dannielle Bowman‘s glorious series What Had Happened, photographs that explore a vast historical event with intimate, private scenes—a balancing act that’s achieved through delicate use of shadow, light, texture and tenderness. Essentially an exploration of home, What Had Happened draws inspiration from the …