American Flag with Pipe, Rensselaer, NY

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I saw this American flag mural painted on a concrete support beam for the highway overhead in Riverfront Park, in Rensselaer, NY. My question is: there was plenty of space above the pipe, so why didn’t the artist paint his mural above the intrusive object? The artist clearly wanted to integrate the pipe into the […]

Captain America as window guard spokesman

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As I was wandering around East Williamsburg in Brooklyn today, I saw this building for American Architectural Windows, which has been manufacturing, supplying and installing aluminum fenestration products to the U.S. building industry since 1983. It only makes sense, then, that they utilize Captain America as their unofficial (visual) spokesman, with his shield in one […]

The Shining Light(house) of Asbury Park

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On my most-recent visit to Asbury Park, I noticed this large scale mural on the side of Asbury Lanes, the local bowling alley. It’s clearly owned by someone who appreciates the arts, considering the website’s home page features a bowling-themed version of Leonardo’s Last Supper, by artist Mike McLaughlin. But back to the mural, this […]