Saint Thomas Church at 53rd and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan is an Episcopal church in the Anglican tradition.
Stanton and Clinton Streets on the Lower east side, a completely ordinary building for this neighborhood. Something about one of the terracotta decorations caught my eye. I didn’t know what it was, it seemed a bit ugly, but looking at it closely it seems horrifying.
I don’t know what the artist’s intentions were but to me it looks like a drowning baby trapped under the debris of a sinking ship about to be eaten by fishes. Your interpretations may vary.
Anthony Dominguez a homeless artist who paints most of his work at a table in the New York Public Library is showing his work at the Clayton Gallery and Outlaw Art Museum at 161 Essex Street on the Lower East Side.
His work reminds me of one of my favorite artists, Lynd Ward, the storyteller without words. When I mentioned this to Anthony he said “God’s Man” yes I am God’s man.