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Lou Reed, Capturing New York in Photographs

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Lou Reed, Capturing New York in Photographs

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Lou Reed, Capturing New York in Photographs

Lou Reed, Capturing New York in Photographs

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Lou Reed attends the opening of his exhibit at the Steven Kasher Gallery on Jan. 19. Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images hide caption

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New York has always served as a muse for rock icon Lou Reed, and his photography is inspired by his sense of the city. The photo exhibit Lou Reed New York opened recently at the Hermes Gallery and the Steven Kasher Gallery. Reed tells Scott Simon about his work.