The New Woman Behind The Camera is currently running at the National Gallery of Art, in the West Wing. A great collection of photographs from some of the greatest photographers of the twentieth century. You’ll recognize some of the names and many of the images. And be surprised and marvel at the works (and experiences)… Continue reading A Can’t Miss Exhibit at the NGA
It takes out the frizzies! Or so I am told. I wouldn’t know, since I don’t seem to have enough hair to have them. Still, I really do like the desert, in this case the Oregon high desert near Bend. What can I say about Bend. A beautiful town. The mountains, the lakes, the snow… Continue reading I Love the Desert (because it makes my hair look good)
There are two exhibits at the National Gallery of Art that I wanted to see. “Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting” was an interesting and eye opening display of the willingness of great painters to borrow ideas from one another. The “Posing for the Camera” exhibit allowed me to see for myself some notable… Continue reading A Trip to the National Gallery of Art
With most of the United States in deep freeze, why not venture out on the first day of the year and feel that cold, crisp air? Why not. Unfortunately, my favorite museum was closed for the day. Still, a little cold weather did not deter this man, nor did the weather deter his drinking companions.… Continue reading Frozen
This is one of the most interesting architectural landmarks in a city full of architectural landmarks. The East Building of the National Gallery of Art was designed by I.M. Pei and first opened to the public in 1978. In the second decade of the twenty first century, the museum underwent renovations and reopened to the… Continue reading The East Building, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Art museums. Many cities have art museums. In art, we see the best of humanity expressed through the mind and vision of artists from all over the world. They move us, teach us, inspire us. We see love, sorrow, joy, curiosity, madness, genius. The art filled rooms allow us to travel to places we have… Continue reading Lose Yourself at the NGA in Washington, D.C.