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The New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham has haunted the streets of New York City for decades, snapping shots of the best dressed of the rich and famous and down and out in The Big Apple. In his columns "On the Street" and "Evening Hours," Cunningham chronicled fashion trends for the Times Style section taking his pictures wherever he found fashion, be it at high society soirées or on the streets. Known for peddling around the sidewalks on his Schwinn and walking backwards while taking photographs, Cunningham's vast body of work amounts to a visual history of fashion since the late 1970s. And the fashion photojournalist and artistic anthropologist's contributions to history are the subject of the directorial debut of Richard Press. For those who missed the critically acclaimed documentary film's recent theatrical run, Bill Cunningham New York is screening Friday through Sunday as at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St., as part of the Magnolia at the Modern series. Tickets are $8.50, or $6.50 for Modern members. Show times are 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Friday, 5 p.m. Saturday and noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday. Call 817-738-9215 or visit themodern.org.
June 10-12, 2011

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