Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The Triumph of Silenus

Le Triomphe de Silène, The Triumph of Silenus by Jules Dalou, Jardin du Luxembourg, Luxembourg Gardens, Paris
“Le Triomphe de Silène” (The Triumph of Silenus) by Jules Dalou
Jardin du Luxembourg
Paris, July 2011

See also: The Triumph of the Republic - Victor Noir - Eugène Delacroix

Monday, January 30, 2012

Garibaldi in Rome

Equestrian monument to Giuseppe Garibaldi by Emilio Gallori, Janiculum, Rome
Equestrian monument to Giuseppe Garibaldi by Emilio Gallori (1895)
Piazzale del Gianicolo, Janiculum
Rome, September 2010

“The monument to Giuseppe Garibaldi on Rome’s Janiculum hill is being restored in time for the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy, and will be unveiled by the president of the Italian republic Giorgio Napolitano on 17 March. The statue of Garibaldi on horseback, which dates to 1895 and is the work of Florentine sculptor Emilio Gallori, is among 100 works on the Janiculum being restored in an €18.5 million programme.”

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Ostkreuz Wasserturm

Water tower, Ostkreuz S-Bahn station, Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Berlin
Water tower, Ostkreuz (East Cross) S-Bahn station
Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg
Berlin, September 2011

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Friday, January 27, 2012

Ciel étoilé

Personnages by Joan Miró and Ciel étoilé by Stéphane Carratero, Les Quatre Temps, Nanterre, La Défense, Paris
“Personnages” by Joan Miró and “Ciel étoilé” (Starry Sky) by Stéphane Carratero
Les Quatre Temps, Nanterre
La Défense, Paris, July 2011

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Tanzende Berolina

Tanzende Berolina, Dancing Berolina by Axel Anklam, Hausvogteiplatz, Berlin
“Tanzende Berolina” (Dancing Berolina) by Axel Anklam, 2004
Hausvogteiplatz
Berlin, September 2011

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Billy's Antiques & Props

Street signs, Billy's Antiques & Props, 76 East Houston Street, New York
Street signs, Billy's Antiques & Props
76 East Houston Street
New York, September 2008

Monday, January 23, 2012

Le Patineur

Promeneurs, patineur et chien (Walkers, Skater and Dog) by Elisabeth Buffoli, Forum des Halles, rue Pierre Lescot, Paris
The skater from “Promeneurs, patineur et chien” (Walkers, Skater and Dog) by Elisabeth Buffoli
Forum des Halles, rue Pierre Lescot, 1er arrondissement
Paris, July 2008

See also: Les Touristes

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Lego Giraffe

Lego giraffe, Potsdamer Straße, Berlin
Lego giraffe, Potsdamer Straße, Legoland Discovery Center
Sony Center, Potsdamer Platz
Berlin, September 2011

Friday, January 20, 2012

Pinocchio

Pinocchio by Thomas Cecchi, piazza del Mercato Centrale, Firenze
“Pinocchio” by Thomas Cecchi
Piazza del Mercato Centrale
Firenze, October 2011

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

311 Steps

Staircase seen from below, the Monument, City of London
The staircase seen from below, Monument to the Great Fire of London
City of London, October 2009

See also: The Cage

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Kneeling Soldier

Kneeling soldier by Yevgeny Vuchetich, Soviet War Memorial, Treptower Park, Berlin
Kneeling soldier by Yevgeny Vuchetich (Евгений Вучетич)
Sowjetisches Ehrenmal (Soviet War Memorial)
Treptower Park, Treptow-Köpenick
Berlin, September 2011

Monday, January 16, 2012

Wisdom

Wisdom and Knowledge Shall Be the Stability of Thy Times, Wisdom by Lee Lawrie, GE Building, Rockefeller Center, New York
“Wisdom and Knowledge Shall Be the Stability of Thy Times”
“Wisdom” by Lee Lawrie
GE Building, Rockefeller Center
New York, September 2007

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Les Touristes

Promeneurs, patineur et chien (Walkers, Skater and Dog) by Elisabeth Buffoli, Forum des Halles, rue Pierre Lescot, Paris
The walkers, also known as the tourists, from
“Promeneurs, patineur et chien” (Walkers, Skater and Dog) by Elisabeth Buffoli
Forum des Halles, rue Pierre Lescot, 1er arrondissement
Paris, July 2008

See also: Le Patineur

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Il Babuino

Il Babbuino (The Baboon), via del Babuino, Rome
Il Babuino (The Baboon), via del Babuino
(one of the talking statues of Rome)
Rome, May 2011

See also: Madama Lucrezia - Abate Luigi - Il Facchino - Pasquino - Marforio

Friday, January 13, 2012

Pink, Purple and Yellow

Pink and purple pipes, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin
Colors, Potsdamer Platz
Berlin, September 2011

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Santa Maria Novella

Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, Florence
Basilica of Santa Maria Novella
Piazza di Santa Maria Novella
Florence, October 2011

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Russian Expeditionary Force

Monument to the Russian Expeditionary Force in France by Vladimir Surovtsev, Владимир Суровцев, Cours-la-Reine, Paris
Monument to the Russian Expeditionary Force in France
by Vladimir Surovtsev (Владимир Суровцев)
Cours-la-Reine, 8e arrondissement
Paris, July 2011

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Henry Purcell

The Flowering of the English Baroque by Glynn Williams, memorial to Henry Purcell, Christchurch Gardens, Westminster, London
“The Flowering of the English Baroque” by Glynn Williams, memorial to Henry Purcell
Christchurch Gardens, Victoria Street
Westminster, London, October 2009

Monday, January 9, 2012

Rats and Mice

Saint Gertrude by Rudolf Siemering, Gertraudenbrücke, Gertrude Bridge, Berlin
Detail of the statue of Saint Gertrude of Nivelles by Rudolf Siemering
Gertraudenbrücke (Gertrude Bridge)
Berlin, September 2011

See also: Gertraudenbrücke

Sunday, January 8, 2012

The Knotted Gun

Non Violence, The Knotted Gun by Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd, United Nations, New York
Non Violence” (The Knotted Gun) by Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd
United Nations Headquarters, Turtle Bay
New York, September 2008

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Abysse

The Abysse barge-restaurant, port de la Conférence, pont de l'Alma, Paris
The “Abysse”, a barge-restaurant
Port de la Conférence
Paris, July 2011

Friday, January 6, 2012

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Ritterstraße

Building by Rob Krier, Ritterstraße, Berlin
Apartment buildings by Rob Krier, Ritterstraße
Berlin, September 2011

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Line 6

Line 6 train leaving the metro station of Bir-Hakeim
Boulevard de Grenelle, 15e arrondissement
Paris, July 2009

Monday, January 2, 2012

Jean d'Aire

Jean d'Aire, Les Bourgeois de Calais, The Burghers of Calais by Auguste Rodin, Victoria Tower Gardens, London
Jean d'Aire, “Les Bourgeois de Calais” (The Burghers of Calais) by Auguste Rodin
Victoria Tower Gardens, Westminster
London, October 2009

See also: The Burghers of Calais - Les Bourgeois de Calais - Pierre de Wissant - Pierre de Wissant (study)

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Beer Bike

Beer bike, party bike, Unter den Linden, Berlin
Beer bike, Unter den Linden
Berlin, September 2011

See also: Conference Bike