Monday, March 11, 2013

Picturing New York

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The Art Gallery of Western Australia is currently exhibiting some of the most incredible images of New York from The Museum of Modern Art in their Picturing New York Exhibition
Running until the 12th of May, I managed to catch the exhibition before I left with my friend Jess who is in love with New York. Somehow I have never made it across to the US, so New York remains a big to do list. 

The iconic images, some intimate, some overwhelmingly dramatic, are at once breath taking and create a unique portrait of the city over time. Documenting life, in its small and large details in over 140 pieces from 90 artists, the exhibition takes you on a cultural journey. Gritty, spectacular, elegant, crowded, sad, warm, charming- everything you would expect and more. If you fancy taking a trip to New York without leaving Australia, head along before May 12.

As New York is so synonymous with fashion, film and tv, the exhibition inspired me to collate images from some of my favourite films and shows. Hence below is a little exhibition of my own.
None of these images are mine, they are all tumblr finds. 

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Breakfast At Tiffany's / Audrey Hepburn

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Breakfast At Tiffany's

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Breakfast At Tiffany's
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The City / Olivia Palermo

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New York Minute / Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen

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Sex and the City / Carrie Bradshaw / SJP

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Factory Girl

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Factory Girl

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Uptown Girls / I miss Brittany Murphy

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The Devil Wears Prada / Gisele B√ľndchen and Emily Blunt

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The Devil Wears Prada / Anne Hathaway in Chanel and Meryl Streep

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Great Expectations / Ethan Hawke and Gwenyth Paltrow as it can only be- in emerald 

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