Weekly NY Photo #55

Walking past Rockefeller Center yesterday, I saw this cool 10ft tall dude doing what everyone does from this spot on 5th Avenue (between 49th & 50th streets) – gazing all the way upwards at 30 Rock. The sculpture was created by American artist Tom Friedman from crushed aluminum (British: aluminium!) foil pans and using a […]

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Weekly NY Photo #46

Atlas is the Titan of Greek legend who “holds the sky aloft”. His other duties include turning the heavens on their axis. The bronze statue of Atlas at 630 Fifth Avenue, directly opposite St. Patrick’s Cathedral, on 5th Avenue, was designed by Lee Lawrie and unveiled in 1937. In keeping with the overall aesthetic and […]

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Local Tourism #2 – Frieze Sculpture at Rockefeller Center 2019 – a public art initiative

So, yesterday – that being Thursday May 2nd, 2019 – we went down to see what this FRIEZE SCULPTURE thing was all about. It checked off a couple of boxes for us both: It was free It was in the city We needed to get outside There was potential for us to appreciate some art, […]

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