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NY Times Reviews Thomas Bangsted at MET


New York Times looks at how the Metropolitan Museum’s contemporary photography show, “Reconstructions: Recent Photographs and Video From the Met Collection,” includes 18 works by 15 artists acquired during the past seven years – work that Met curators think will endure historically. Thomas Bangsted‘s Last Of The Dreadnoughts is both featured in the show and in this article.

Full article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/01/arts/design/review-metropolitan-museum-looks-at-photos-that-may-last.html

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