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'Palm Springs: A Modernist Paradise': A love letter to modernism

In his new book, “Palm Springs: A Modernist Paradise,” photographer Tim Street-Porter captures the optimism, architecture and midcentury style that defines one of Southern California’s most glamorous playgrounds. Featuring a foreword by Los Angeles fashion designer Trina Turk, whose Palm Springs...
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