Art Shay: Coney Is­land Three­some

1947, gelatin sil­ver print

Pasatiempo - - PASA WEEK -

Mon­roe Gallery of Pho­tog­ra­phy, 112 Don Gas­par Ave., 505-992-0800 The ex­hi­bi­tion of pho­to­graphs by Art Shay con­tin­ues through Jan. 22. Shay, an nav­i­ga­tor in the U.S. Army Air Forces dur­ing World War II, flew on 52 bomber mis­sions be­fore turn­ing to pho­tog­ra­phy as a jour­nal­ist, work­ing for Life, Time, Sports Il­lus­trated, and other pub­li­ca­tions. His ca­reer spans seven decades, dur­ing which time he pho­tographed nine U.S. pres­i­dents; cov­ered po­lit­i­cal events, celebri­ties, and other ma­jor fig­ures of the 20th cen­tury; and cre­ated por­traits of Amer­i­can life and cul­ture.

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