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FAB FOTO FRIDAY

Even though it’s Saturday, these photos were taken on Friday so they still count as our FAB FOTO FRIDAY featured photographs.  You’ve heard of Sunday in the Park with George, this is Friday in the park with Murray!

Baltimore Oriole

"Can you hear me now"?

Central ,Park new york city, orange flowers

Oh so pretty Orange Flowers

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Bold and beautiful Baltimore Oriole

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Baltimore Oriole profile

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Why are Goldfish Orange?

duck, pond, central park, new york city

Little Duckling

All photos courtesy of Murray Head



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If you have been following the blog or FAB FOTO FRIDAYS you know that a while ago I featured an art installation on Dag Hammerskjold Plaza near the United Nations.  It is called Borders with human-like sculptures posed standing and sitting in the park.  Today is MAY DAY! In additions to the Borders “people”, Dag Hammerskjold Plaza was home to a true May Day celebration.

May Day, Dag Hammerskjold Plaza
May Day Child

photo by Murray Head

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May Day Diversity

photo by Murray Head

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May Day Missy

photo by Murray Head

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May Day Flower Basket

photo by Murray Head

May Day, May Pole, new york city

Dancing Around the Maypole

Photos by Murray Head

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May Day Maypole Ribbons

Photo by Murray Head

BORDERS, dag hammerskjold plaza, new york city

May Day knows no Borders!

photo by Murray Head

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FAB FOTO FRIDAY

Fridays are for Fotos and as you know I have several recurring themes.  I love RED is Where You Find It which is really a sub-category of ART is Where You Find It and then there’s ONLY in NEW YORK because my city is an ever-changing canvas replete with people who live or visit New York City, truly the Capitol of the World,  as well as art installations, parades, tourist attractions and above all (no pun intended) the City itself with its Skyscraper Skyline.

My favorite photographer, Murray, was out and about down in the Flatiron, Madison Square Park area the other day and yes he does leave Central Park once in a while lol.  Anyway, he took some very interesting photographs of some of the more distinct and unusual buildings in that neighborhood.  Or maybe other than the Flatiron Building (one of my two very favorite buildings in NYC), the buildings are not so unusual BUT you know where I’m going with this….the eye of the camera as seen with the eye of the artist produced some beautiful shots and here they are.

Flatiron building, New york city

The Flatiron Building

photo by Murray Head

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It's White at Night

photo by Murray Head

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Building with a Gold Crown

photo by Murray Head

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STOP - Water Tower

photo by Murray Head

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Gold Dome

photo by Murray Head

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Some people think New York City is a lonely place and they couldn’t be more WRONG!  You never have to be alone in this city especially if you live in the East 40’s,  specifically Dag  Hammarskjold Plaza.  There’s always some art installations around the City.  If you think back, I’ve published photos of many.  such as the giant flowers on Park Avenue in the snow,  the fanciful creatures of   Tom Otterness and now there is a veritable crowd of not quite humans and not quite androids and they have taken up residence in this famous plaza near the United Nations.  They seem friendly enough although not great conversationalists!

Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York city

Back to Back

Dag Hammarskjold Plaza

Do you really mean it?

Can you tell me how to get to Bloomingdale's?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"The sun feels good doesn't"?

The Thinker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"I was just sayin' "

A bit nippy for the end of March

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All photos by Murray Head

It’s not Friday but these are some FAB FOTOS!

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