Sandy. You broke our hearts.

As we prepared to bring you a wrap up on the PhotoPlus Expo, a major “superstorm” hit the NYC area.
Likened to Hurricane Katrina, for the amount of devastation, SuperStorm Sandy ripped through the tri-state area, taking out power and communication in it’s path.

Most of the exhibitors at PPE were stranded as the trasportation options, were cancelled one after another.
The recovery has been going on since last week and out of towners have, for the most part, returned home.

The city and outlying areas have gone from have half-lit, to semi normal,as the city was almost split in two depending on what side of the exploded city generators you were in.
As photographers and storytellers, all you can do is spread the word and ask for help for those in need.

The devastation in places like Rockaway is ever present as home were destroyed and those who never considered such a fate, were left homeless.

Just tonight, the news told of a 71 year old woman walking 16 flights of stairs with food and water. In the dark.

The public has rallied and volunteers rally daily to help.

If you feel you’d like to contribute, contact the American Red Cross, or maybe the Mayors fund

Now we did shot some, in the storm and the aftermath. Posted after the jump
We are reviewing products, and getting ready to get that news out to you.

Strangely, the Chuck Close exhibit we recently discussed was housed in the Pace Gallery in Chelsea, one of the devastated areas.

And the best goes on…….

As power was out in the Lower East Side, restaurants took to the streets to cook simple food.

A company called #BrightSpot brought out charging stations to the Ace hotel.

The waterfront was lit for security only.

down in this basement, the bike store owner had his life saving tied up in waterlogged inventory.

Every station was tuned to the same, terrible news.

The rebuiding has already started.

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  • Met Breuer
  • Diane Arbus-In The Beginning
  • July 12th – November 27th, 2016
  • 945 Madison Avenue
  • New York, NY 10021
  • Phone: 212.731.1675
  • Whitney Museum
  • DANNY LYON: MESSAGE TO THE FUTURE
  • June 17, 2016 – Sept. 25th, 2016
  • 99 Gansevoort Street
  • New York, NY 10014
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  • Getty Center
  • Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium
  • March 15–July 31, 2016
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive
  • Los Angeles, CA. 90049
  • Tel: 310-440-7300
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Nan Goldin
  • May 26–August 10, 2016
  • 11 West 53 Street
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel:212-708-9400
  • Yossi Milo Gallery
  • Simen Johan
  • May 26–August 10, 2016
  • 245 Tenth Avenue
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel: 212-414-0370
  • Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • ATTITUDE: PORTRAITS BY MARY ELLEN MARK, 1964–2015
  • MAY 5 – JUNE 29, 2016
  • 41 East 57th Street, Suite 1406
  • New York,NY 10022
  • Tel: 212-334-0100
  • KlompChing Gallery
  • Cornelia Hediger, 02/01-07/09
  • June 1st-July 16th, 2016
  • 89 Water Street
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • 11201
  • Phone:212.796.2070
  • Peter Fetterman Gallery
  • Neil Leifer
  • June 4 – September 3, 2016
  • 2525 Michigan Avenue Gallery A1
  • Santa Monica, CA
  • 90404
  • Phone: 310.453.6463
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Crime Stories: Photography and Foul Play
  • Through July 31st, 2016
  • 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)
  • New York, NY 10028
  • Phone: 212-535-7710

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