The Prizefighter, one of my photographs from the book, The Prizefighters: An Intimate Look at Champions and Contenders, was part of an art exhibit focusing on boxing at Gleason's Gym this past weekend. The exhibit, featuring paintings, sculpture, photographs, posters, and jewelry, drew hundreds of people who turned out for the DUMBO (Down Under the Brooklyn Bridge) Arts Festival.
What You Should Know includes a diaspora of women, many from Inwood and Washington Heights in upper Manhattan, and showcases the diversity and strength of women in our New York City. These women are Puerto Rican, Dominican, Mexican, Cuban, Spanish, Korean, South Asian, Irish, African-American, White, Jewish, Episcopalian, Christian, and Muslim. They are breast cancer survivors, teenagers, and women with disabilities. They are straight, gay, transgender, and bisexual. They are mothers and daughters, grandmothers, sisters, women who work and women who work together. And when you go against them. . .