Tuesday, December 22, 2015

New York Public Library Exhibit: On Broadway

From artnet:

AT NYPL, 'On Broadway' Portrays the World's Greatest Street
 THE DAILY PIC (#1459): Since “civilization" very literally means “city life", there's some sense that all the art made since the ancient Egyptians is about the urban scene, while since at least the birth of modern art, in the 19th century, many artists have explicitly set out to depict our new lives in new cities. Today's Daily Pic is thus the latest effort in a very long line: It's a screen-grab from a digital project titled On Broadway (start humming now) which is part of “Public Eye: 175 Years of Sharing Photography", the wonderful show on view for another few weeks at the main branch of the New York Public Library....MORE
From the installation's pic page, starting south of Houston:

And from All That Jazz: