Friday, December 31, 2010

Le Zouave

The Zouave statue by Georges Diebolt, Pont de l'Alma, Paris
The “Zouave”, a statue by Georges Diebolt
Pont de l'Alma, Paris, July 2010

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Lamps

Lamps, Stables Market, Camden Town, London
Stables Market, Camden Town
London, October 2009

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Fontana delle Arti

Fountain of the Arts by Pietro Lombardi, Rome
Fontana delle Arti (Fountain of the Arts) by Pietro Lombardi
Via Margutta, Rione Campo Marzio
Rome, September 2010
See also:
Fontana dei Monti (Fountain of the Mountains)
Fontana della Pigna (Fountain of the Pinecone)
Fontana del Timone (Fountain of the Helm)
Fontana dei Libri (Fountain of the Books)
Fontana delle Anfore (Fountain of the Amphorae)
Fontana delle Palle di Cannone (Fountain of the Cannonballs)
Fontana della Botte (Fountain of the Cask)
Fontana delle Tiare (Fountain of the Tiaras)

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Ralp Kramden

Ralph Kramden by Lawrence J. Nowlan, New York
Jackie Gleason as Ralph Kramden
by Lawrence J. Nowlan Jr.
Port Authority Bus Terminal
New York, September 2007

Monday, December 27, 2010

Temple Bookstore

La librairie du Temple, Le Marais, Paris
La librairie du Temple, rue des Hospitalières St Gervais
Le Marais, 4e arrondissement
Paris, July 2010

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Beyond Tomorrow

Beyond Tomorrow by Karin Jonzen, London
“Beyond Tomorrow” by Karin Jonzen
Guildhall Piazza, City of London
London, October 2009

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Sant'Antonio dei Portoghesi

Sant'Antonio dei Portoghesi, Rome
Sant'Antonio dei Portoghesi
(Saint Anthony of the Portuguese)
Rome, September 2010

Friday, December 24, 2010

Bricks & Tiles

New York University building, Washington Square
New York University building
Washington Square, Greenwich Village
New York, September 2008

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Steps

Steps, La Grande Arche de la Défense
Climbing the steps of the Grande Arche
La Défense, Paris, July 2010

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Light & Colors

Street light, Portobello Road, Kensigton
58 Portobello Road, Kensington
London, October 2009

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Fontana della Botte

Fountain of the Cask by Pietro Lombardi, Rome
Fontana della Botte (Fountain of the Cask) by Pietro Lombardi
Via della Cisterna, Rione Trastevere
Rome, September 2010
See also:
Fontana dei Monti (Fountain of the Mountains)
Fontana della Pigna (Fountain of the Pinecone)
Fontana del Timone (Fountain of the Helm)
Fontana dei Libri (Fountain of the Books)
Fontana delle Anfore (Fountain of the Amphorae)
Fontana delle Palle di Cannone (Fountain of the Cannonballs)
Fontana delle Arti (Fountain of the Arts)
Fontana delle Tiare (Fountain of the Tiaras)

Monday, December 20, 2010

St Christopher's House

Saint Christopher's House, Church of The Holy Trinity, New York
Saint Christopher's House
Church of The Holy Trinity
East 88th Street
New York, September 2007

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Putti

Putti, rue de Bretagne, rue de Saintonge, Paris
Corner of rue de Bretagne with rue de Saintonge
3e arrondissement, Paris, July 2009

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Head of Invention

Head of Invention by Eduardo Paolozzi
“Head of Invention” by Eduardo Paolozzi
Butler's Wharf, London, October 2009

Friday, December 17, 2010

Quirinal Guard

Guard, Quirinal Palace, Rome
Guard, Quirinal Palace
Rome, May 2010

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Public School 234

PS 234, The Independence School, TriBeCa
PS 234, The Independence School
Greenwich Street, TriBeCa
New York, September 2008

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Apple Store Opéra

Apple Store Opéra, Paris
Apple Store Opéra, Rue Halévy
Paris, July 2010

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

One Poultry Clock

One Poultry clock, City of London
Clock, No 1 Poultry, City of London
London, October 2009

See also: One Poultry

Monday, December 13, 2010

The Lantern of Sant'Ivo

The lantern of Sant'Ivo alla Sapienza, Rome
The lantern of the church of Sant'Ivo alla Sapienza
Rome, May 2010

Sunday, December 12, 2010

The Cable Building

The Cable Building, New York
The Cable Building (1893)
Broadway and Houston Street
New York, September 2007

Saturday, December 11, 2010

The Fifth Bar

The Fifth Bar, rue Mouffetard, Paris
The Fifth Bar, Rue Mouffetard
5e arrondissement, Paris, July 2010

Friday, December 10, 2010

Peanut Eater

Squirrel eating a peanut, Kensington Gardens, London
Squirrel, Kensington Gardens
London, October 2009

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Oval Staircase

Staircase by Borromini, Palazzo Barberini, Rome
Helicoidal staircase by Francesco Borromini
Palazzo Barberini, Rome, September 2010

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Coins

Life Underground by Tom Otterness
Life Underground by Tom Otterness
14th Street–Eighth Avenue Subway
New York, September 2008

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Pompidou’s Huts

Architectural haiku by Tadashi Kawamata, Pars
Architectural haikus by Tadashi Kawamata
Centre Georges Pompidou
Paris, July 2010

See also: Pompidou’s Huts - Tadashi Kawamata huts on the Centre Pompidou

Monday, December 6, 2010

The Bard

William Shakespeare by Giovanni Fontana
“William Shakespeare” by Giovanni Fontana
Leicester Square Gardens
London, October 2009

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Laocoön and His Sons

Laocoön and His Sons, Vatican Museums
“Laocoonte ed i suoi figli” (Laocoön and His Sons)
Vatican Museums, Vatican City
Rome, September 2010

See also: Museums Staircase - Musei Vaticani

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Supervisor

NYPD supervisor's car, United Nations, New York
NYPD supervisor's car, United Nations
New York, September 2007

Friday, December 3, 2010

Poussez

Pharmacy door handle, Paris
Door handle of a pharmacy
Rue Monge, Paris, July 2010

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Orme Court

Orme Court, Bayswater, London
Orme Court, Bayswater
London, October 2009

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Portraits

Portrait artists, Piazza del Duomo, Florence
Portrait artists, Piazza del Duomo
Florence, December 2009

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Stuffed Toys

Grille-mounted stuffed toys, New York City
Grille-mounted stuffed toys, Grand Army Plaza
New York, September 2008

See also: They're Soft and Cuddly, So Why Lash Them to the Front of a Truck? (New York Times)

Monday, November 29, 2010

Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine by Gutzon Borglum, Paris
Parc Montsouris, 14e arrondissement
Paris, July 2010

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Signs

Funny parking signs, Portobello Road
Portobello Road Market
London, October 2009

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Villa Torlonia

Eagle with the family star, Villa Torlonia, Rome
Eagle with the family star, entrance of Villa Torlonia
Via Nomentana, Rome, September 2010

Friday, November 26, 2010

The Call

The call before a show, Washington Square Park
Announcing a show, Washington Square Park
New York, September 2007

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Chinese House

Dragon on the roof, Galerie LOO, rue de Courcelles, Paris
Detail of the roof, Galerie C.T.LOO & Cie
Rue de Courcelles, 8e arrondissement
Paris, July 2010

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Europa

Europa, Albert Memorial, London
Allegorical sculpture of Europa by Patrick MacDowell
Albert Memorial, Kensington Gardens
London, October 2009

See also: Africa - America - Asia

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Fiat Coloniale

Fiat Coloniale, Rome
Vintage Army car (and crew) at a parade for the
150th Anniversary of Italian Unification
Via XX Settembre, Rome, September 2010

Monday, November 22, 2010

Vision of Tibet

Vision of Tibet, New York City
Tibetan store, Thompson Street, Greenwich Village
New York, September 2008
(Closed on February 4th, 2009)

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Titi

Titi, Tweety, Bourse, Paris
Angry Tweety on a van
Palais de la Bourse
Paris, July 2009

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Asia

Asia, Albert Memorial, London
Allegorical sculpture of Asia by John Henry Foley
Albert Memorial, Kensington Gardens
London, October 2009

See also: Africa - America - Europa

Friday, November 19, 2010

Via delle Vergini

Via delle Vergini, Rome
Shop, Via delle Vergini
Rome, May 2010

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Eye of the Needle

Fashion District information kiosk
31-foot-long steel needle (threading a button)
Fashion District information center
Seventh Avenue and 39th Street
New York, September 2007

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

La fontaine Agam

Fountain and basin by Yaacov Agam, La Défense
Fountain and basin by Yaacov Agam
Esplanade de La Défense
La Défense, Paris, July 2008

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

America

America, Albert Memorial, London
Allegorical sculpture of America by John Bell
Albert Memorial, Kensington Gardens
London, October 2009

See also: Africa - Asia - Europa

Monday, November 15, 2010

Saint Helena's Chapel

Mosaics by Melozzo da Forlì, St Helena's Chapel, Holy Cross in Jerusalem, Rome
Mosaics on the vault of the Chapel of St. Helena by Melozzo da Forlì (before 1485)
Santa Croce in Gerusalemme (Basilica of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem)
Piazza di Santa Croce in Gerusalemme
Rome, September 2010

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Hats

Hats, St Marks Place, East Village, New York City
St. Marks Place, East Village
New York, September 2008

Saturday, November 13, 2010

The Poet's Dream

Le Rêve du Poète by Alphonse de Moncel, place du Canada, Paris
“Le Rêve du Poète” by Alphonse de Moncel
Monument to the memory of Alfred de Musset
Place du Canada, 8e arrondissement
Paris, July 2010

Friday, November 12, 2010

Africa

Africa, Albert Memorial, London
Allegorical sculpture of Africa by William Theed
Albert Memorial, Kensington Gardens
London, October 2009

See also: America - Asia - Europa