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In motion and waiting-in-place in Brooklyn and Manhattan

3 monthes ago   |   By Urban Sketchers

It's true I do a lot of drawing on the subway. Somehow public transportation invites depiction. It must be the combination of motion and the invitation to introspection: everyone is in their respective private spaces. The shared public-space-in-motion has fascinated me since I arrived in New York City in 1968. Drawing on the subway, drawing on the bus. It's all good.
Waiting rooms exert a pull on my pen as well. The public-space-in-stillness is a powerful counterpoint to the public-space-in-motion. I'm invisible in both situations - a necessary element for me when I work. I go to a lot of...
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