Photo diary: weekend urban walkabout

September 23, 2013

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The Apple Store is a madhouse the first day new products go on sale.

The Apple Store is a madhouse the first day new products go on sale.

I'd never noticed the gilt detail at the top of this building on W. 57th Street before.

I’d never noticed the gilt detail at the top of this building on W. 57th Street before.

I spun through MOMA's "American Modern: Hopper to O'Keefe" show, with easy reminders: I love Robert Rauschenberg ("Canyon," above), I don't love Jasper Johns.

I spun through MOMA’s “American Modern: Hopper to O’Keefe” show, with easy reminders: I love Robert Rauschenberg (“Canyon,” above), I don’t love Jasper Johns.

Richard Serra's "Delineator" invited viewers to step on it

Richard Serra’s “Delineator” invited viewers to step on it

so I did.

so I did.

Some discoveries -- like this "Woman" by a painter unknown to me, Ivan le Lorraine Albright (above), and the slideshow by contemporary British artist Phil Collins (NOT the guy from Genesis)

Some discoveries — like this “Woman” by a painter unknown to me, Ivan Le Lorraine Albright (above), and the slideshow by contemporary British artist Phil Collins (NOT the guy from Genesis)

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Andy pointed out that the giant eye on the billboard in the walkway at Columbus Circle follows you as you walk

Andy pointed out that the giant eye on the billboard in the walkway at Columbus Circle follows you as you walk

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At Discount Shoe Warehouse I bought new rain boots to take to the Amazonian jungle

At Discount Shoe Warehouse I bought new rain boots to take to the Amazonian jungle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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