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Shark Attack Ad On Building!

shark week ad photo by gail worley
All Photos By Gail

Look out below! In this 3-D ad for the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week programming, a prehistoric Megalodon shark appear to leap from the facade of a building on 23rd Street, overlooking Park Avenue South. Very scary!

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Gotta Catch ’em All

23rd Street SubwayExit
Photo By Gail

Gotta Catch All The Trains!

Charlie Hewitt’s Urban Rattle Sculpture Near the High Line

Charlie Hewitt Urban Rattle Sculpture
Photos By Gail

I went walking on the High Line today and saw this fantastic modern abstract sculpture, which is just adjacent to the park, having been installed on the patio of  a luxury rental complex known as Ten23, located between 22nd & 23rd Street on Tenth Avenue. The 20-foot high sculpture is called Urban Rattle, and it’s by American artist Charlie Hewitt.

Urban Rattle

Mosaic Tile Hats of The Famous, 23rd Street N and R Subway Station

Subway Hats View
All Photos By Gail

As part of the MTA Arts & Design program (formerly known as MTA Arts for Transit), the platform walls at the Broadway and 23rd Street Subway stops for the N and R Trains are decorated with a seemingly endless row of colorful tile mosaics depicting a series of eclectic Hats previously worn on the heads many and varied famous people from times past. Here are few we photo-captured while out on an Urban Safari this last weekend! Continue reading Mosaic Tile Hats of The Famous, 23rd Street N and R Subway Station

John Clement’s Fireflies at De Buck Gallery

John Clement Fireflies
John Clement, Fireflies, Painted Steel (All Photos By Gail)

De Buck Gallery is currently hosting an exhibition by New York-based sculptor John Clement, entitled Fireflies Clement’s artistic language, which entails a spirited geometry of curving forms and gaping voids, embodies an evolving interest in capturing and interacting with both viewers and the environment which has been a cornerstone of the artist’s work since the 1990s. Continue reading John Clement’s Fireflies at De Buck Gallery