“Street photography” got a name from 20th century photographers who acquired new, inconspicuous hand-held cameras. The word ‘moment’ was defined anew – with visual certainty. With opportunity to photograph people without intrusion, big events and even non-events became subjects of art. The genre continues, and the artist, the art lover, and critic, justifiably, ask “Why? and, How?”.
RAISING HELL Banquet room decorated to look like something other than what it once was: a solemn church basement
METRO DAYDREAM A clean, safe, reliable transportation, suffering mainly from contempt for it?? Continually changing images are real, reflected, reimagined pics of daily life.
METRO RIDERS, WASHINGTON D.C.
Prince of the City The controversial copper clad ‘Vessel’ in NYC does not imitate and attracts many onlookers.
COMPARISONS CAN CONFOUND Humor in life can be found searching for it.
BRONX BIRDER For decades, a thoughtful man has had a year round, daily routine. Birds flock to him while mostly ignoring others, for reasons not known, in Washington Square, NYC.
QUEUING UP? Humor arrives at the museum: two standing for a moment in a window well, as if they were waiting in line?
TOIL IN THE CITY A sign bearer, not enjoying the humdrum.
NON-PEDESTRIAN PLEA Passers-by notice but may not acknowledge.
SELARON SWEEPS The artist Selaron shown in picture (1947-2013) swept his staircase daily to keep up with an inevitable, daily avalanche of trash. Travellers to Rio de Janeiro brought the artist gifts – tiles from their home countries – for his use in assembling this ceramic tiled staircase, some consider a masterpiece.