The exhibition of Marcia Grostein at the National Arts Club in New York just ended, we didn’t want to pass on it. Marcia Grostein’s Brighton Beach Bliss: The World as it Should Be – stands as a testament of harmonious coexistence between diverse populations. Comprised of intimate yet unabashed beachgoer portraits, the series reveals a rare intermingling of races, religions, relationships, and body types that characterizes the ocean-side community of Brighton Beach. The unique history of Brighton Beach paved the way for the diversity that Grostein documents within her photographs. In the mid-1970s, the neighborhood became a popular place for Soviet immigrants to settle – […]
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