Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Detail from Seacoast at Trouville (Claude Monet; 1881)

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Detail from Summer Night’s Dream (The Voice) (Edward Munch; 1893)

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Detail from Ravine (Vincent Van Gogh; 1889)

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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.

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Detail from Jackson Pollock’s Mural (1943)

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An Olmec mask

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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.

Hand copied

524A91C1-AC63-475C-B6AB-A1AC32A51701That 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.