Nestled within the vibrant streets of the East Village in NYC, a whimsical wonder awaits those who know where the Neat Things are. The Pink Fountain of Stuyvesant Town, hidden within the charming enclave of Stuyvesant Oval, casts a spell on all who stumble upon its mesmerizing hues. As the sun dips below the horizon during the summer months, this magical fountain springs to life, radiating an enchanting spectrum of delicate pinks and deep purples. Living close to such a mystical marvel is nothing short of pure luck, a treasure to be cherished and celebrated. Continue reading Pink Thing of The Day: The Pink Fountain of Stuyvesant Town
Street artist Aida Miro (@aidamiro) painted this vibrant Pink Ganesh, the elephant-headed Hindu God of Beginnings, back in November of 2021, but I saw it for the first time on May14th and was so happy find it untagged and looking like it was freshly painted!
The Mural is Located in NYC’s East Village, on Sixth Street Just East of First Avenue (Next to a Duncan Donuts).
At first glance, it may appear as if this car has been vandalized, but when you really examine it from all sides, it’s pretty obvious that it’s a work of mobile street art from the artist known as Mad Steez.
This way, you can take the art wherever you go!
In last week’s post about the Ocean Shoe, I promised to give equal time to the sculptural work that replaced it: this hyper-realistic Eyeball, from the same artist, who is known as Billy Barnacles. I hope you can appreciate my attempted cleverness in waiting patiently to get the eyeball to align with the head of the cyclist in the background. You’re welcome.
It was a dark and stormy afternoon when I first spotted this unique piece of sculpture bolted to a street sign on East 13th Street (near Ave A). I went in for a closer look: