Tag Archives: Public Art

Canstruction New York 2013

Hi F&F, Last week I got off my can and made my way to the Winter Garden Brookfield Place for this year’s Canstruction New York.  Canstruction is a charity focused on hunger relief.  Across the country and around the world design, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Pattern

Hi F&F, Patterns occur every where.  They can be the handiwork of mother nature or they can be manmade.  Patterns can be orderly and symmetrical or they can be chaotic and irregular. For this week’s photo challenge: Pattern.  I picked two instances where … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Color

Hi F&F, I’ve been enjoying the many submissions for this week’s photo challenge – color.  I noticed that lots of folks looked up for color; sharing images of the sky in azure, cerulean, and cornflower. Even more people cast their … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual

Hi F&F, A typical New York City street scene will usually contain the following elements:  Hot Dog Cart – The city that doesn’t sleep does a lot of eating on the street. We have the newfangled gourmet food trucks or … Continue reading

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Eye Spy: Chalkboard Walls Acting as Windows Into the Soul of a Community

Hi F&F, While running a few errands in Downtown Brooklyn, I spied a public art project. The project is a recreation of award-winning artist, Candy Chang’s – “Before I die I want to _____” project (BID).  In March, 2011, the … Continue reading

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Say Yes to the Wedding Chapel or Tying the Single Crochet

Hi F&F, I’m a member of the New York City Crochet Guild. The group is made up of area crocheters; some professional; some hobbyists; all passionate. We meet monthly in the basement of a church in the East 30’s in Manhattan.  … Continue reading

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A World Wide Knit in Public Post or Suffering for my art

Hi F&F, Here are a few pictures from the World Wide Knit in Public (WWKP) festivities held at Bryant Park in New York City. It was cold and raining; just the kind of weather that inspires you to knit warm … Continue reading

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Public Art?

Hi F&F, While traveling, it  felt as if other places provided more venues for public art than my hometown of NYC.  Perhaps the high price of real estate prevents those with the space from being altruistic in that way. I imagine, the ROI calculations for a 400 square … Continue reading

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