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Everyone Died & Went to Heaven Except a Few Passerby & A Dumb Little Dog (Upper West Side Ghost Town)

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(Pink) Statue of Liberty (Sundown)

The other night viewed from Red Hook. The massive sky turned the water into bright, dark pink

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Literary Walk (Central Park)

Those would be Sir Walter Scot, Robert Burns, and Fitz Greene Hallek. I’ve never paid them much mind. But I got caught in the view of the trees and had some time to kill on my way towards an appointment … Continue reading

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(Vital Forms) Art Swarms (East Harlem)

Some of the best art in New York City is  up around and about in East Harlem from two separate but I imagine closely related projects, the East Harlem Monument Art Project  (2015) (here) and Los Murals Hablan Project (here)  (2013). Their … Continue reading

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The Future of Subway Art (2nd Avenue Line)

Public art is in many ways more interesting than art in the galleries and museums. A case in point is the new 2nd Avenue subway line (the Q line) opened in January of this month. It’s actually not much of … Continue reading

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Unsentimental Hawk (Riverside Park)

On my own with the dog out late sunny Friday afternoon an hour or so before sundown and Shabbat for a walk in Riverside Park. I stopped to watch the Red-Tail. It’s April now, that point in the season when … Continue reading

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Jews, Germans, Women and the Spiritual in Art in America (Creating a Modern Guggenheim)

They won’t do the ethnic tagging at the Guggenheim, but I will. Why now, Visionaries: Creating A  Modern Guggenheim, this big exhibition of the museum’s holdings organized to show the history of its founding visionaries and mission. Originally created as … Continue reading

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