Artwork #74

Artwork #74

Road Wear/Rode Where

by Susan Cohn, Council District 5

Collage on Paper with Acrylic, 2021

Courtesy of the Artist

Stray socks in the road used to crop up in the oddest places – on sidewalks, in gutters, in the middle of an intersection. They have been replaced by stray masks. Designed to protect us, they are discarded, impermanent. They are disposable yet they have become part of the new landscape.