In 2013 I ventured into Brooklyn and Queens to do street photography. The first photograph of the abandoned trolley car was shown at the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition show in … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Queens
New York Primary comes to a close: Bernie in Long Island City
It has been a privilege to cover the Sanders campaign in New York City as a photographer. I photographed four rallies in Brooklyn and Queens, hearing Bernie’s speech so many times that I could probably deliver it myself. It has … Continue reading
82nd Street, Jackson Heights
Laocoon in Queens
I love murals. This one showing Laocoon and his sons being punished by Poseidon adorns the parking lot of a Greek supermarket in Astoria, Queens. You can see the statue that inspired it in the Metropolitan Museum.
Spring in Jackson Heights
The tree of flip flops
Jackson Heights, Queens
The statues in this store selling religious objects are crude representations of an altar in El Barri Gotic, Barcelona. Fascinating.
Roosevelt Avenue, Queens
This is her job… walking under the elevated subway line at the 82nd Street station on the 7 line in Jackson Heights, Queens wearing a sandwich board. She is in constant motion. Alex (could he be known as Sasha to … Continue reading
10 Best Photos of 2013
5 Pointz Gone
This gallery contains 8 photos.
Last night, under cover of darkness, the owner of the warehouse that served as New York City’s unofficial museum of graffiti for years brought in a team of painters who covered all of the art with whitewash. The artists awoke … Continue reading
5 Pointz Revisited
The museum of aerosol art called 5 Pointz in Long Island City, Queens is officially doomed to be demolished in the name of redevelopment. Luxury apartment towers will go up in its place. With this in mind I revisited my … Continue reading
Museum of Graffiti
5 Pointz Aerosol Art Center is a factory building in Queens where graffiti is memorialized, curated, produced, and endangered. For those who remember when the New York subways were coated with graffiti, mostly ugly and defacing but occasionally marvelous, it’s … Continue reading