"POETIC POSTER DECAY"

Monday, September 18, 2017

NYC STOREFRONTS

           I know we've all felt some aspect of the soul sucking sound of gentrification, usually 
            in rents and real estate, but also in the loss of of a beloved store, restaurant or small 
            business. These are the backbone of neighborhoods throughout the city and they 
            deserve our support. I've been documenting many of these for over a dozen years. 
            Here are a few recent selections...

    








all photos ©Ken Brown

Monday, September 11, 2017

BRIMFIELD FLEA

               I've been a flea market forager for a long time and the thrice annual 
              Mecca of markets in Brimfield, Mass. is a collection of everything 
              ever made.










all photos ©Ken Brown

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

THEATER OF THE STREET, NYC

           The "theater of the street" is an ongoing show, with a cast of eight plus million,     
            constantly changing sets and consistently superb entertainment.








all photos ©Ken Brown

Monday, August 28, 2017

FELLOW CITIZENS

                                   A few of the millions who make up this boisterous burg...

Boy and his dog by the Gowanus

Rennie checks the styles on 5th Ave 

A fashion Institute student and her work.

Bushwick barber

the always dapper, Louis Mendes

Bushwick native and knitter of colorful kid toys

Mother Pigeon, artist, environmentalist and lover
of pigeons everywhere,


all photos ©Ken Brown


Monday, August 21, 2017

SOLAR ECLIPSE 2017

               I went down to the river to see what the cosmos was up to and came across 
              throngs of New Yorkers in a joyous mood of wonder and awe as a rare moment 
              of celestial magic was delivered...













all photos ©Ken Brown

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

POSE-A-PALOOZA

"Pose-A-Palooza" This is a recent edition of my ongoing fascination with the role NYC plays in the worldwide sweep of self documentation.

getting checkered in the East Village

A popular wall by Logan Hicks on Houston St

getting clipped in the East Village

Optical illusion outside of BAM in Brooklyn

A great interactive piece by Sipros in Bushwick

 
Bushwick


In Chelsea, this family from Israel was having so much fun they went into extra innings
When I congratulated them on their creativity, they said it was spontaneous from the heart.

all photos ©Ken Brown

Thursday, August 10, 2017

VEGGIE CITY

             In the farm to table world, each week we are treated to a delightful new veggie persona by
             Dot Chambers at our local farmer's market.


        court jesters

Jolly green pepper

Old red eye

curtain call...

tongue tied

furry feet

Queen for a day


all photos ©Ken Brown