New York: ‘Bill Cunningham: Facades’ at Historical Society

 
Bill Cunningham / AP

Bill Cunningham is a familiar presence on the social and fashion pages of The New York Times, and the streets of Manhattan, riding a bicycle with a small camera bag strapped to his waist. But long before his images of street fashion became a regular newspaper feature, Cunningham spent eight years, from 1968 to 1976, working on a whimsical photo essay of models in period costumes posing against historic sites of the same vintage. Now, nearly all of the 88 gelatin silver prints from the series are on exhibit at the New York Historical Society. Bill Cunningham: Facades runs through June 15.

Details: www.nyhistory.org or 212-873-3400.

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