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Searching For Madame X
Pia de Jong
Novelist and columnist
Is it the blue-white skin, sensuous black velvet dress, bold breasts? No, it is her striking profile. That sharp, almost phallic nose, even more strongly drawn by the painter as if to challenge the viewers to put aside their prudery. She doesn't care; she's above it.
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Happy Birthday to an NYC Architectural Icon
Director, Urban Design and Architecture Studies Program - NYU
Tucked behind St. Patrick's Cathedral in the heart of Manhattan lies an architectural gem with a storied past, waiting to be discovered by a new generation.
Great Houses of New York: Louis Tiffany's Treasure Trove!
Michael Henry Adams
Writer, Lecturer, Historian and Activist
Positioned directly across the avenue from the imposing Waldo Mansion that houses Ralph Lauren's flagship store today once stood a more exhilarating building, among the most notable that ever existed in the city.
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