Wednesday, November 18, 2015

“It is a microcosm of American pop culture in all its...



"It is a microcosm of American pop culture in all its ersatz glory, the anti-Disneyland, a realm of tawdry spectacle and mindless distraction. It is, of course, #ConeyIsland, whose history and culture are chronicled in a new exhibition at @brooklynmusem. This morning, along with a group of Instagrammers, @heislerphoto had a chance to to see the show a couple of days early. Among other things, the exhibition — which opens this Friday — presents photos by Walker Evans, Weegee and Diane Arbus, as well as posters, artifacts and carousel animals, like the one pictured here. #emptybrooklynmuseum" By nytimes on Instagram.



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