Posts bySamantha MacAvoy

An Independent Bookstore Manifesto: Let Them Read Books

noppressive and Non-Imperialist Bargain Books, located on 34 Carmine St in the West Village, is a bookstore for the people. It arms the sans-culottes of New York City with intellectual weaponry that they don’t need to purchase through imperialistic companies. The bookstore’s website declares its mission: “NYC-based specialty bargain bookstore dealing in highly curated art,

The Brooklyn Barbie

ntroducing Brooklyn Barbie: With a cozy beanie atop her tousled tresses she is ready for a crisp fall afternoon in Williamsburg! She wears thick-framed glasses, pre-muddied combat boots, and a worn out flannel. Each Barbie wears a unique t-shirt with an ironic, provocative statement on it. She is radical, rebellious, and different from all other

The Honest Image: ‘Garry Winogrand,’ a Retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum

he Garry Winogrand exhibit, on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City until September 21st, displays the post-war era in America through the lens of an excited yet anxious “street” photographer. In his photographs, Winogrand captures both his own anxious energy and the energy of the time. The economic boom in