Wednesday, April 11, 2007

ArtWalk 2007 at the Noho Star

"Burano" - Copyright 2007 Astrid Brucker
Reproduction or any use of this photograph on the Internet

is forbidden without written permission and compensation
to Astrid Brucker 212.995.0246.

Someone stole this photo...I guess someone liked it.

The manager insisted I hang the pictures starting at the bottom tier of windows this year. Why, I'm not sure. I was afraid that they would be bumped against when people sat down. They were taped up securely with packing tape and whoever peeled it off must have had some very sharp nails. At the opening someone also stole my umbrella.

Noho Star Restaurant windows at Bleecker Street
(before the theft)

I'm also displaying prints of Tobago and Trinidad
at the Commerce Bank at 666 Broadway.

Date: April 25th-May 9th, 2007

The fourth annual Noho NY ArtWalk in the celebrated
Noho community features
a retrospective of established and
emerging artists' work uniquely showcased in

stores, restaurants and banks in the area.

1 comment:

Chiaroscuro said...

On one hand, it may be thought of as a compliment that someone liked your work so much they had to have it. On the other hand, it shows such disrespect, and even perhaps jealousy, that they did not give you, the artist, respect by valuing your work enough to pay you for it rather than stealing it.

But you have the talent to create. A thief has no other talent but to steal.

Copyright protect all this series with the Library of Congress as soon as possible so that if the thief wants to publish the photo as their work, you can sue them for really big bucks.

I am so sorry you had this experience, but I hope something positive and good will come out of it. Do not let it bring your spirit down.