Sneaker art: unicorn soles for Kristaps Porzingis

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Since I made a comparison between basketball imagery and art history yesterday, I thought I’d throw another basketball-related art item your way today: check out these new “Addidas Crazy Explosive” sneakers with the custom unicorn art on the bottom of the soles. They were made exclusively for Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks, who […]

Images from South Sudan and Piet Mondrian

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The New York Times recently had a photo feature by Canadian documentary photographer Sara Hylton with pictures from Juba, in South Sudan. This picture of basketball players (below left) caught my attention for a couple reasons: #1, I’m a big fan of the sport of basketball, but more importantly, #2, it reminds me of Piet […]

Commemorating Jackie Robinson in Jersey City

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I was walking around Jersey City last night after attending an art opening, and happened upon this sculpture of Jackie Robinson by artist Susan Wagner. I wasn’t sure why a sculpture of the famous Brooklyn Dodger would be perched in Jersey City, and I was curious to find out why … see more and learn […]

Getting a workout at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Here’s an interesting idea created by the Metropolitan Museum of Art: “The Museum Workout” is an exercise-based tour of the museum in which a small group of participants take a physical and interactive journey through the museum. The program is offered in the early morning before the museum opens to the public, so the exercise […]