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Friday, May 01, 2021

I captured this little yellow skeleton/totem-like stickman on my cameraphone while waiting to cross Bowery in SoHo (Flickrized here). He’s situated near the street corner (that white patch in the upper-left is the pedestrian crossing line), and is painted on the asphalt with road-grade paint. So whoever planted him intended to have him stay there for a while.

The thing is, he’s completely standalone — no accompanying words or symbols to give him context. So he’s a bit of a mystery man. If anyone knows what he’s selling, let me know. Not that I’ll lose any sleep over it.

by Costa Tsiokos, Fri 05/01/2021 12:15:33 PM
Category: Creative, New Yorkin', Photography
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    So I’m on 3rd Avenue, crossing 23rd Street heading uptown, and when I get to the other corner… Who do I see but Mystery Skeleton Stickman, who I’d previously encountered on the Bowery pavement. On the road again, so to speak.

    Actually, he didn’t…

    Trackback by Population Statistic — 06/22/2009 @ 09:19:54 PM

  2. he’s also in Boston and in Montreal…

    Comment by sam — 08/29/2009 @ 10:52:17 AM

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