Volume 78 - Number 23 / NOVEMBER 5 - 11, 2008
West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since 1933

Villager photo by Nick Brooks

Wait just a Minotaur…what’s this bull doing here?
The day after Halloween in Tompkins Square Park, curious neighborhood kids examined an “interactive art exhibit”: A blue-headed Minotaur lay on the ground, held by a chain around his ankle by a heavily made-up geisha sitting by the base of a tree. Two other blue-bull-headed figures — quietly evoking the mythical monster who lived in a labyrinth — sat on a nearby park bench, reading newspapers, in the background.

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