That got me wondering what other pieces of public and street art have made cameos in HONY. In his quest to document New York person-by-person, photographer Brandon Stanton does an admirable job of reaching into all different spaces of the five boroughs; I was curious how his project lined up with artists’ attempts to engage with and respond to those same spaces.
And, obviously, I wanted an excuse to stare at some cool pictures for a while.
Using the hunt and peck method, I went back in the HONY archives about one year, largely because the library was closing and I had to stop.
Here are some posts at artworks that I recognized or could easily Google:
And here are a few more I couldn’t locate:
If you recognize something, comment something.