February 3, 2020 by
Artists were selected by GIPHY Arts to create work that encapsulates the unique 24-hour bodega experience that is second to none in New York City. Try your eye scanning the GIFs below to find the big apple apples, a statue of liberty figurine, sneaky bodega cats, a hot slice of cheese pizza and other iconic New York imagery hidden amongst the stacks of oddities and essentials.
Both “grabbing the essentials” and “Take_a_penny.gif” ran on LinkNYC displays in New York City during random fifteen second intervals over a two week period. The GIF works were commissioned in connection with Link’s #ArtOnLink program which aims to capture and celebrate life, beauty, and culture in New York City and runs throughout all five boroughs on Link’s 55” digital displays.