Detail from Seacoast at Trouville (Claude Monet; 1881)
Detail from Summer Night’s Dream (The Voice) (Edward Munch; 1893)
Detail from Ravine (Vincent Van Gogh; 1889)
I Dreamed I Could Fly (Jonathan Borofsky; 2000) put me in mind of the ceremony in the cheesy but frightening sci-fi flick Logan’s Run.
Detail from Jackson Pollock’s Mural (1943)
An Olmec mask
Detail from Double Portrait (Max Beckmann; 1946)
All of the above are images I took during a recent visit to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
That gives new meaning to “pressed into my commonplace book,” eh? I get hook-hand while writing thank-you notes, so it’s hard for me to imagine copying an entire book.
The image was taken at the Lost Valley Visitor Center’s “19th Century Scientists” exhibit.
My photo of “Reclining Woman” by Fernand Léger (1922).
We spent Thursday evening at the Art Institute
In October, my youngest attended a lecture about “Cahokia’s Religion: The Art of Red Goddesses, Black Drink, and the Underworld
.” You’d love it,
she maintained. She knows me well. Today I finally got to see the figures, which are now part of the North America: “People of the First Nations”
at Spurlock Museum of World Cultures at Illinois