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Mark Morrisroe, [Two Men in Silhouette], ca. 1987, Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Close Encounters

A PEEPSHOW AT THE MET
by Linda Yablonsky

It’s unusual to see a lighted marquee on the entrance to a show at the Metropolitan Museum. Yet such a sign -- the kind one might see at a tacky strip club -- is now hanging over the door to the Met’s Howard Gilman Gallery of vintage photography. It says “Naked,” in low-wattage bulbs. The words “Before the Camera” sit below them in plain text, as if they weren’t important.

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