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Jean Tinguely, “Homage to New York,” 1960
TOP: “Jean Tinguely was asked in 1960 to produce a work to be performed in the Sculpture Garden of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. … [H]e produced a self-destroying mechanism that performed for 27 minutes during a public performance for invited guests. In the end, the public browsed the remnants of the machine for souvenirs to take home. (source)
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Filming the phone booth scene on location in New York City (Rosemary’s Baby, 1968)
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A view of Levittown, N.Y., in 1948, shortly after the mass-produced suburb was completed on Long Island farmland.
Heavyweight champ Joe Louis lies on the canvas at the original Madison Square Garden in New York after being floored by contender Jersey Joe Walcott in a December 1947 title match.
By Gjon Mili
Andreas Feininger, Times Square, 1942
New York, NY, January 1953
[via My Modern Metropolis]
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