Photo by myself at Lincoln Center, around 62nd Street and Broadway.
Above, the latest outdoor public art installation called Play Me I'm Yours. 60 pianos were placed around Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island for pedestrians to sit down and play.
I caught these two behind the Lincoln Center complex last week, playing a rowdy duet. I must say the element of discovery - rounding the corner and finding a real piano - is so very New York.
All the pianos were donated, then painted in playful colors by artists before going on display. The event lasted two weeks, from June 21st to July 5th. The installation has also been staged in other cities, like London, Barcelona and
For more about the effort, go to the organization's website, or read an article in the Times here.
Related posts: From the Rooftops in Madison Square Park, Village People, in Sheridan Square and I *Heart* New York, Downtown.