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Something Graphic This Way Comes

ONCE, COTTON WAS KING IN MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, peaking in 1913 with 82% of the world’s cotton fabric production. Companies marked each bolt for shipping with exuberant labels and decorative lettering, heavy on ethnic stereotypes and color, color, color. These fabric … Continue reading

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Little Boxes

AFTER HALF A CENTURY, LITTLE BOXES made of ticky-tacky do not look all the same. I remember noting how the Long Island development I grew up in evolved over the years, as homeowners made changes that gave their once-identical split … Continue reading

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Faded Beauty: Michael Eastman’s INTERIORS

PEOPLE USED TO ACCUSE Michael Eastman of being “more of a painter than a photographer.” He took it as a criticism. But lately, the 62-year-old artist said, he’s realized “That’s who I am.” Eastman’s luscious depictions of decaying rooms, from … Continue reading

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BROWNSTONE VOYEUR: In Prospect-Lefferts, the Unexpected

Brownstone Voyeur is a joint project of casaCARA and Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn. This is the third in a regular Thursday series walking you through brownstones, brick row houses, pre-war apartments, Victorians, carriage houses, lofts, and other Brooklyn abodes … Continue reading

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