Africa on the sidewalk

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If you’ve seen any of my other posts tagged with the phrase “sidewalk art,” you’ll know that I have a tendency to see imaginary and visually-related things on the sidewalks of my town, Glen Ridge, NJ. The other day was no exception, as I was walking my dogs (which is typically when I notice these […]

Sidewalk goo becomes Billy The Kid

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As you’ve seen in the past, I have a habit of seeing things on the sidewalks while I’m walking my dogs, and making visual connections with other images. Well, yesterday I noticed this splotch of who-knows-what, and the shape of it reminded me of the cowboy hat in the famous photograph of Billy The Kid […]

Finding Matisse cutouts in the melting snow

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There have been no shortage of interesting visual things that I’ve found within the slate slidewalks of Glen Ridge (NJ), and it’s not the first time I’ve seen something Matisse-like in the melting snow … yesterday I was walking my dogs as I usually do in the afternoons, and saw a stream-like puddle from melting […]

A puddle reminds me of a Matisse cutout figure

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As I was walking the dogs today, a small puddle on the slate sidewalk caught my attention … I thought it looked like a Matisse cutout, which you can see examples of below, flanking both sides of my discovery. What do you think? Can you see the joyful head rearing back, the left arm overhead, […]