Photo By Gail Worley
Giorgio de Chirico’s description of New York as a “feverish and dreamy city” finds form in this painting from 1972, Metaphysical Interior in Manhattan. Everyday objects pile into a vaguely human shape within a distorted room that opens onto city skies. The artist founded Metaphysical Painting, a movement that trafficked in the unexpected and irrational.
Photographed in the New York Historical Socially in Manhattan.
All Photos By Gail
As a fun and innovative way to celebrate the 2022 Holiday Season, the Museum of the City of New York invited top bakeries and amateur bakers from across the city to enter Gingerbread New York City: the Great Burrough Bake-Off – the museum’s first-ever holiday event aimed at honoring the communities in each of the five boroughs. Select bakers created their own unique gingerbread display to represent their respective neighborhoods, inspired by the theme Winter in New York. A group of prominent New York City-based bakers, curators, and restaurant owners judged the final designs.
Continue reading Eye On Design: Egidio’s Pastry Shop Gingerbread Display
My awesome friend Jamie won tickets for the taping of last night’s Saturday Night Live with host Rami Malek, and she was kind enough to bring along for the ride. Here we are in NBC’s Peacock Lounge where they hold everyone captive and feed them sodas for two hours before the show. It was a fun time!
Get in on all of my Rad Adventures by Following Me on Instagram at @WorleyGigDotCom!
At least we don’t have to shovel it! Filmed in the Papyrus Card Store on Broadway and Park Place. Enjoy!
Photo By Gail
What I like about this wheat-paste — by Brooklyn Street Artist SacSix — is that it’s actually a clever mash-up of the famous Bob Gruen photo of John Lennon in his New York City T-Shirt, with the head of comedian Jerry Seinfeld. The pigeon on Jerry/John’s shoulder utters a catch phrase from a memorable episode of Sienfeld, which makes this a quintessentially NYC bit of ephemera.
Above Image Photographed in Williamsburg, Brooklyn near the Bedford L Train Station. Image Below added March 14th 2020 as seen on East 2nd Street and 2nd Avenue, Manhattan.