The Unbearable Banishment: random nyc pic

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

random nyc pic

If you stand on the balcony that overlooks the main entrance inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art and look up, this is what you'll see:


Arches within arches within arches. Do you see the smallest one at the bottom center of the photo? Artistè Florenza pointed this out to me and I thought it was simply beautiful. I don’t know. Maybe you need to see it in person…

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5 Comments:

OpenID nursemyra said...

beautiful *sigh*

March 5, 2009 at 3:39 AM  
OpenID popomaticjeff.com said...

From your picture, it looks like an Escher painting come to life. Very cool.

March 5, 2009 at 8:56 AM  
Blogger The Unbearable Banishment said...

Jeff: That's a very astute observation!

March 5, 2009 at 9:33 AM  
Blogger Jon said...

Giovani Battista Piranesi has come to life!

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Piranesi01.jpg

Absolutely brilliant shot.

March 6, 2009 at 7:30 AM  
Blogger Trail In Progress said...

I was just there a few weeks ago and stood thinking the same thing. Great shot.

March 12, 2009 at 5:45 PM  

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