Friday, October 12, 2012
Friday New York Minute
(Read about the whole exhibit here. Here's what the article says about this piece:
Japanese artist Tomoaki Suzuki (b. 1972) is known for small wooden figurative sculptures depicting real people with distinct urban style. For , Suzuki will present his first outdoor sculpture, , a young man wearing a black leather jacket and tight pants. Usually one-third of human scale, Suzuki’s sculptures update the traditional technique of wood carving to a contemporary multicultural style.
Personally, I thought this was Tom Petty when I first saw it. But no, apparently, it's "Carson." Perhaps "Carson" is Tom Petty's tiny doppelganger.
I'm looking forward to my next walk on the High Line - I see something different every time!