|2008_DC_Toynbee||1||DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots|
My first encounter with the Stikman Robot characters, this one by the Smithsonian Castle. Originally, I thought they were a clever way to advertise the relatively new National Museum of the American Indian. I thought the head was in the direction of museum and if you looked at the figure horizontally,...
|2009_DC_Toynbee||2||DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots|
Stikman Robot tile near the Mall.
|2011_DC_Toynbee||17||DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots|
These little stick human things keep showing up around town. (Officially, they are called a "Stikman".) I can't find any of the original Toynbee tiles anymore but the modern successors are popular.
|2012_DC_Toynbee||56||DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots|
Including a design I'd never seen before. Almost all of the previous ones had been either white or orange.
|2015_DC_Toynbee||37||DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots|
|2016_DC_Toynbee||19||DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots|
|2017_DC_Toynbee||9||DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots|
|2018_DC_Toynbee||12||DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots|
Regular Stikman Robots but also a stikman carrying a money bag outside of the National Museum of American History and a peace symbol.
|2019_DC_Toynbee||38||DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots|
Stikman Robots including one on a signbox near the National Archives.
|2020_08_17A2_Toynbee||2||DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots|
|2020_09_23B2_Toynbee||2||DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots (Partially reviewed)|
|2006_DC_Toynbee||3||DC -- Public Art: Toynbee tiles|
(1) This one was photographed at the intersection of 15th and F, NW.
(2) This one, a color one, was right near the Temperance Fountain by the National Archives building. I just happened to run across it which was pretty cool!
In Movie '2001
|2020_10_09A3_Toynbee||2||DC -- Public Art: Toynbee tiles (Partially reviewed)|
|2013_DC_Toynbee||96||DC -- Public Art: Toynbee tiles/Stikman Robots|
While the Stikman Robots are now appearing all over the place (there are a lot of photographs of them on this page), I hadn't seen a new Toynbee tile in several years until these two showed up near the National Portrait Gallery / Smithsonian American Art Museum.
|2014_DC_Toynbee||15||DC -- Public Art: Toynbee tiles/Stikman Robots|
Including some of the new 2013 vintage Toynbee tiles.
|2020_DC_Toynbee||18||DC -- Public Art: Toynbee tiles/Stikman Robots|
Including a new Toynbee tile!
|2013_MD_ToynbeeMD||9||MD -- Baltimore -- Public Art: Toynbee tile/Stikman robots|
On a trip to Baltimore, I ran into a number of Stikman Robots (including some vertical ones instead of ones put on the pavement) but I also ran into the remains of one of the original Toynbee tiles.
|2009_NY_ToynbeeNYC||1||NY -- NYC -- Public Art: Stikman Robot|
Until now, I had thought that the Stikman Robot characters were only in DC but I ran into this one on Fifth Avenue near Central Park, New York City. They are also apparently in a variety of states around the country.
According to http://www.streetmuseumofart.org/stikman
|2016_NY_ToynbeeNYC||13||NY -- NYC -- Public Art: Toynbee tiles|
Including vintage Toynbee Tiles near Herald Square.
|2019_NY_ToynbeeNYC||10||NY -- NYC -- Public Art: Toynbee tiles|
|2018_NY_ToynbeeNYC||12||NY -- NYC -- Public Art: Toynbee tiles/Sticman Robots/something else|
New York City still has a number of vintage Toynbee Tiles, as well as the newer Stikman Robots. This time I also saw some more abstract figure which I had never seen before.
|2013_PA_ToynbeePA||1||PA -- Philadelphia -- Public Art: Peace symbol on the street|
Peace symbol applied basically the same way the Toynbee tiles and Stikman Robots were done.
|2017_TN_ToynbeeTN||2||TN -- Knoxville -- Public Art: Stikman Robots|
Found a Stickman Robot across the Knoxville Museum of Art!
|2020_VA_ToynbeeVA||3||VA -- Richmond -- Public Art: Toynbee tiles/Stikman Robots|
These were both seen across from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.