Tag Archives: Art

Weaving Demonstrations in Chinchero

If you’ve ever wondered what “handmade” means when buying one of those intoxicating and colorful weavings in Peru, Chinchero is a great, informational, stop.  In this small town outside of Cusco, demonstrations of the processes that go into creating these … Continue reading

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Downtown Denver’s Got a Sculpture of My Tattoo!!

Denver, Colorado  This sculpture was found in downtown Denver by my good friend Chi Chi.  She recently moved there, and upon seeing this thought of me.  Which, if you know me, the reason for this would be obvious.  I have … Continue reading

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Walking Men of the World

New York, NY If ever you wondered how the many “walking men” of the world looked, search no further than the City Hall area in New York City.  This line of replicated walk signals follows the sidewalk of Park Place, … Continue reading

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Last Exit to Skewville

Brooklyn, NY This shot of colorful graffiti style art is one of many magnificent pieces adorning Williamsburg’s North Side.  This type of art has been flooding the area since it’s historically rougher industrial days.  The degree of professionalism in these … Continue reading

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Photo | You are Boned?

New York, NY While I realize that this quick throw up in the Union Square subway station says “You are loved”, “you are boned” or “you are lover” are the first options I see when I look at this piece … Continue reading

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Found in Spain | Tarifa

One thing that I always notice, no matter what big city or small town I’m in, is the variety of art (commissioned or not), random architectural pleasures (which sometimes for me is architectural degredation), and tidbits of history hidden around … Continue reading

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Similarities in Artistic Expression

Funny how from one place to another, people don’t vary that much in what interests and appeals to them.  Art is often an easy way to make this observation.  Below similar ideas for sculpture seem to grab the attention of … Continue reading

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Gibellina – A Photo Essay

Gibellina (Sicilian: Gibbiddina) was a small community in the mountains of central Sicily, just a half hour drive up la montagna from Partanna (my father’s home town), which was destroyed by the 1968 earthquake. Now known as Ruderi di Gibellina … Continue reading

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Photo | Sidewalk Man

Brooklyn, New York One of the many benefits of living in Brooklyn is the random art you find on the streets.  This sidewalk man seems to have been drizzled on with what looks more like tar than paint to me.  … Continue reading

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Photo | Decorative Traffic Circle

Algeciras, Spain While I do absolutely love the painted trees which decorate this traffic circle in Algeciras, I also laugh every time I see this photo as these colorful trees are a symbol of being lost for me.  Damany and … Continue reading

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