Hipsters, Hustlers, and Handball Players

Ooo, if I was in New York this summer, I’d go see this show. The title alone is enough to make me want to…

Hipsters, Hustlers, and Handball Players: Leon Levinstein’s New York Photographs, 1950–1980
June 8, 2010–October 17, 2010
The Howard Gilman Gallery

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Levinstein was known for using, “his superb sense of composition to frame the faces, flesh, poses, and movements of his fellow city dwellers in their myriad guises: sunbathers, young couples, children, businessmen, beggars, prostitutes, proselytizers, society ladies, and characters of all stripes.”

Photo:  Street Scene: Man in Boots Walking and Adjusting His Collar, New York City, 1960s–70s. Leon Levinstein (American, 1910–1988).


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2 Responses to Hipsters, Hustlers, and Handball Players

  1. New Hustle says:

    Awesome blog – love your concept, for some reason ;). Keep up the great work and positivity spreading!

  2. Great blog! This is one of those exhibits that stay with you. Leon Levinstein photographs truly capture a moment in history and seeing them is well worth the trip.

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