A Christo-wrapped building in Times Square, 1968.

A Christo-wrapped building in Times Square, 1968.

Eduardo Chillida, 1968

Eduardo Chillida, 1968

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Times Square by Don Gore (dgdraws), via Flickr

Times Square by Don Gore (dgdraws), via Flickr

~Color From Times Square~

~Color From Times Square~

Nov. 26, 1970: Some things never change. The Bullwinkle balloon floated gracefully above Times Square in the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade as several hundred thousand New Yorkers lined the route below.

Nov. 26, 1970: Some things never change. The Bullwinkle balloon floated gracefully above Times Square in the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade as several hundred thousand New Yorkers lined the route below.

Shape- the use of regular squares and rectangles overlapping one another in a conformed manner creates an image of a bustling NYC street. The bustling effect comes from the intense overlapping of the shapes- it also adds the effect that the buildings are being built/put together. The darker shapes give the piece depth and from a distance, dimension.

Shape- the use of regular squares and rectangles overlapping one another in a conformed manner creates an image of a bustling NYC street. The bustling effect comes from the intense overlapping of the shapes- it also adds the effect that the buildings are being built/put together. The darker shapes give the piece depth and from a distance, dimension.

© 1968 Christo

© 1968 Christo

New York Times Square - Fly TWA – Vintagraph

New York Times Square - Fly TWA – Vintagraph

Richard Estes, Times Square New York City, Oil on Masonite, 1970's