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David Torke is a Western New York photographer. He sees an image as an emotional doorway into what used to be, a strategy that resonates in his photographs of Buffalo. In a tattered rooftop or crumbling art deco lettering, Torke will find some insight about the city as it was, lost moments that somehow provide new life today. In two photos Torke captured of his own pare…

Art

In 2001, photographer Joel Sternfeld released his book "Walking the High Line," a collection of moody photographs of a rusty, elevated railway that runs for 1.5 miles along the western edge of Manhattan. The book, New York Times Art Critic Roberta Smith wrote, captured the High Line's "stark formal power" and the "Surrealist frisson between wildness of its plant life and …