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Casa Susanna: Photographs From a 1950s Transvestite Hideaway

At the height of 1950’s conformity a group of men escaped to Casa Susanna in the Catskills to discover their inner female selves. Now, TIME talks to Harvey Fierstein about his newest play, which drew inspiration from that very hideaway.

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To Deepen the Mystery: The Self-Portaits of Vivian Maier

A new book reveals that the deeper one dives into the life of nanny-turned-photographer Vivian Maier, the more enigmatic and mysterious she becomes.

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Cape Flight
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Baby Henry Flies Again

One year ago, LightBox published Rachel Hulin’s series of whimsical photographs of her son, Henry, magically flying. Now, a new children’s book captures all of his Henry’s adventures.

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Stephen Dupont
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Raskols: Stephen Dupont’s Portraits of Papua New Guinea Gangsters

Stephen Dupont’s disturbing and powerful Polaroids of latter-day outlaws in Papua New Guinea are fittingly reminiscent of wild west-era daguerreotype portraits taken more than a century ago.

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Harry Benson
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Searching for…and Finding Bobby Fischer: Photographs by Harry Benson

Over the course of three assignments for Life Magazine in 1971 and 1972, legendary photographer Harry Benson chronicled the enigmatic Bobby Fischer at the absolute pinnacle of his chess career.

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Danielle Levitt for TIME
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The Kids are Alright: High Schoolers by Danielle Levitt

Danielle Levitt speaks with LightBox about her fascination photographing kids and her new project, Street Casted.

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Arlene Gottfried
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Bacalaitos and Fireworks by Arlene Gottfried

Over the past four decades, documentary photographer Arlene Gottfried captured the vibrant Puerto Rican community that moved into her Crown Heights neighborhood in Brooklyn, a place where she remembers having her first Salsa lesson with a new neighbor.

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