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Our Independence Day image is a 1969 photograph by Bill Beckley (very proto-Cindy Sherman). A survey of Mr. Beckley’s work, ranging from conceptual text and image polyptychs to sumptuously ethereal Cibachrome nature studies, remains on view at Chelsea’s Tony Shafrazi Gallery through July 30

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