Ladies and Gentleman, I present to you the purrfect gift for the Cat Lover / Bowie Fan on your holiday gift list! Designed by Godzillarge, and inspired by David Bowie’s Aladdin Sane personae, Neko From Mars features a disgruntled-appearing astronaut (Tom) cat bearing the iconic lightning bolt that way too many folks mistakenly associate with Ziggy Stardust. Just saying.
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Why is it that when artists depict lady astronauts they are always wearing a full face of make up, I ask yez. Is it to let the viewer know that the character is merely a work of fiction and could never exist in real life? Am I thinking about this too hard? Probably.
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When David Bowie was alive, he spent his time in NYC living in the SoHo neighborhood; specifically, in a luxury apartment building located at 285 Lafayette Street. Since Bowie’s passing in 2016, various pieces of street art have popped up on the block as a continuing homage to the late icon. The mural above is the latest. At first glance, it looks like just a random collage of images with the featured one being some sort of monster or alien being. But if you stop to take a closer look, you can’t miss the visage of David as Ziggy Stardust over on the right. Continue reading Homage to David Bowie Mural on Lafayette Street
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In the early days of the Covid 19 lockdown, most of us — not just here in Manhattan but around the globe — were spending close to 24 hours a day in our homes. It was during this time that photos began appearing on the Internet and Instagram depicting places like Times Square and other generally heavily-populated ‘tourist destinations’ in states of complete abandonment. It was as if civilization as we know it had ceased to exist, and our cities been left to the elements. The world was looking more apocalyptic by the day. The only thing missing were the zombies.
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Planet Earth is Blue, and There’s Nothing I Can Do . . .(Photo By Gail)
Street Artist BD White painted a few of his Astronauts on Bowery just south of East Second Street. This one is my favorite.