OtherArtbyJack: Newsstand Lower Manhattan (1990s)

The newspaper stand in today’s watercolor was in Lower Manhattan according to my notes. I don’t remember where. I took a photograph of it in the early 1990s, during one of my walks in the city. My notes about the locations of pictures I took were vague most of the time. But I was able to deduce where it […]

OtherArtbyJack: Behind Grand Central Station (1990s)

I came upon this scene behind Grand Central Station. It was in the vicinity of my favorite newsstand. There was construction ongoing at the time, which I cropped out of this sketch. I think the stenciled tiles or graffiti was on a temporary surface although I don’t fully recall. I do remember that the staircase […]

OtherArtbyJack: Carriage House Sans Graffiti NYC (1990s)

In the 1990s there were many vintage buildings in Manhattan. On East 25th in particular, there were several buildings with interesting arches and curved roofs, that had been previously used as stables. I understand that this area may have been known as the ‘carriage district’. The problem with street photography in the 1990s particularly when trying to […]

OtherArtbyJack: Corner Graffiti NYC (1990s)

As I recall, this artwork was inspired by a building on 26th Street and Lexington (NW corner). I like the totem pole assembly of street signs and the glass ‘eye’ window above the corrugated door. A 4×6 print, matted for a 5×7 frame, Corner Graffiti is available at my Etsy shop: OtherArtbyJack.

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