Brooklyn drag artist Untitled Queen performance on February 17 extracted the earnest out of art.
Elyssa Goodman is a writer and photographer based in New York. You can view more of her work at elyssamaxxgoodman.com and on her blog, miss-manhattan.com, where she writes about city living. She is on Twitter and Instagram at @MissManhattanNY.
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