Images of detail I captured on recent trip to the Detroit Institute of Arts.
On Thursday, we attended Art in Bloom at the Milwaukee Art Museum. If you read me regularly, you probably know how much I admire Anselm Kiefer’s painting, “Midgard.” The arrangement inspired by that painting easily secured my “people’s choice” vote.
My images of works in the Bob Thompson survey at the Smart Museum of Art.
The above are my images of detail in several favorite works. Click to enlarge.
Earlier this month, we visited the Art Institute of Chicago for the first time since November 2019. In addition to the pleasures of returning to the old friends in this, one of our favorite places in the greatest city in the world, this introvert enjoyed the non-existent crowds on that warm, sunny Saturday.
It has been nearly two years since we last visited the Milwaukee Art Museum. We had the place practically to ourselves yesterday.
I captured the images above during a recent visit. From the top left:
1. Detail from Jacopo del Casentino’s Enthroned Madonna and Child with Saints and Angels (circa 1325)
2. Detail from Eastman Johnson’s Boyhood of Lincoln (1868)
3. Detail from James McNeill Whistler’s Sea and Rain (1865)
4. Detail from John Francis Murphy’s Landscape (1880)
5. Detail from Max Ernst’s At the Crossroads (1955)
6. Two Girls Reading (Pablo Picasso; 1934)
A few more photos captured on my recent trip to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
■ Morning Sunlight on the Snow, Éragny-sur-Epte; Camille Pissarro, 1895
■ Seacoast at Trouville; Claude Monet, 1881
■ Seascape II; Hyman Bloom, 1974
■ Endlessly Repeating Twentieth Century Modernism; Josiah McElheny, 2007
■ Olmec mask; 900–600 BC
■ South Sea Whale Fishing II; Robert Salmon, 1831
The above are some of the images I captured today at Hyman Bloom: Matters of Life and Death, an exhibit I first saw last summer.
■ Boxer in His Corner, 1930
■ Old Woman Climbing, undated
■ Detail from The Bride, 1943-45
■ Detail from The Bride, 1941
■ Detail from Rocks and Autumn Leaves, 1949-51
Yes, of course, I realize that this, one of my favorite stops at the Milwaukee Art Museum, is rooted in Norse mythology, but I cannot help myself: Every time I stand in front of it, I think of the Iliad.
Rage — Goddess, sing the rage….
Above are three images I captured at “Andy Warhol — From A to B and Back Again,” the major retrospective at the Art Institute of Chicago.