St. George Ukranian Catholic Church on East 7th Street near Cooper Union. The triptych mosaic over the entrance is amazing to see in detail. The painterly effects are superb. The all seeing eye motif is a bit disturbing. [Read more...]
Another shot of this amazingly ample angel overlooking Tompkins Square Park, this one taken at sunset. Earlier
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.