Walking Men Worldwide

The artist Maya Barkai collected these surprisingly diverse examples of crossing signal “men” from around the world.

Walking Men Worldwide, New York City

For the past several years she has used them to create art installations in New York City (above) Australia, Russia and Israel. She’s also run a limited edition silkscreen print (below), though I personally find that the typography ruins the collected beauty of the image (with the exception of movie bills, I rarely want to see type on posters). The title and event information distract from the fascinating variations on what is ostensibly a universal icon.

Walking Men Worldwide, Poster

More at Walking-men.com.


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