Posts Tagged ‘New York City in 1916’

The pushcarts and peddlers of Houston Street

October 11, 2010

George Luks’ 1916 “Houston Street” shows a fiery, frenzied scene of buying and selling.

In a review of Luks’ work, a 1916 New York Times article gives kudos to some recent paintings, including this one of Houston Street, “blazing with Oriental color,” according to the Times.


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