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Monday, January 10, 2011

Power to the People, in Midtown

Power to the People
Photo by myself at 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue.

For whatever reason, a building at the northwest corner of Bryant Park sometimes displays billboards on the ground floor.

Smart idea, since otherwise this building is easy to miss. What better way to animate a plain grid glass than to fill the panes with colorful images?

Last January, billboards displayed the current exhibits at MoMA. Now there are billboards for the release of a John Lennon compilation.

I'm not sure why the NYPD concrete blockades are up on the sidewalk. Note the New York City skyline on the album cover.

Happy Monday, everyone!

Related posts: Through the Looking Glass, in Midtown, On What's Playing Around Town and at Home and Who's Playing, the East Village.


Olivier said...

waouhh belle composition avec les deux femmes, bien vu et beau réflexe

John O. Roy said...

real nice mirror effect here

Leif Hagen said...

It seems like Maria and Barbara didn't even pay any attention to John! Fun to catch up on your blog this morning!

Luis Gomez said...

Great picture Kitty!

Pierre said...

Great composition. You must have wait a long time. But the result is excellent


Ken Mac said...

and this is still cool

Kitty said...

Thanks everyone!

Lily Hydrangea said...

I wonder if the blockades have something to do with what is behind the glass?
I love this.

Banjo52 said...

You caught those two walkers JUST right!