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Lounging in the Armory Show

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New York, N.Y., March 7th, 2009: Visitors to The Armory Show 2009 view art work by Galerie Thomas. Spread over four days from March 5th to 8th, the show on Piers 92 and 94 features a Modernist component for the first time.

Last weekend I headed to the Armory Show 2009, an annual art fair where expensive works are put in a huge gallery and sold off if prospective buyers are found. Rather than shooting the art, I noticed lookers and buyers easily got tired from all the walking, so here’s a short photo essay on the various methods they took to unwound themselves.

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Waterfalls An Overall Disappointment

Since as an international student I have very few avenues to freelance this to real publications in the U.S. (except for non-profit ones), I’m posting the result of one of my class assignments here.

A tourist takes a snapshot of Olafur Eliasson's waterfall between Brooklyn Piers 4 and 5

A tourist takes a snapshot of Olafur Eliasson's waterfall between Brooklyn Piers 4 and 5

Olafur Eliasson’s waterfalls were meant to attract and awe, but tourists are disappointed, while Brooklyn Heights residents are still angry with the damage it’s causing to the Promenade’s trees.

The waterfalls “don’t give real feeling, emotion about New York City,” said Christine Garagnani, a visitor from Italy.

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