Tag Archives: art

Windows

Few objects are so suffused with meaning. They’re seldom “just windows.” They are symbols of the past or of the future. Of possibilities, or missed opportunities. They taunt us with freedom. Or separate the unruly world outside from the neat … Continue reading

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Astonishing Sculptures

This collection of sculptures (I got carried away, I confess!) surprises us: with scale (immense, tiny), with unexpected locations, with uncanny realism, with skewed perceptions…or with sheer unclassifiability! (Click on any image to enlarge it, or to begin slideshow)

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Our Fall Getaway

(Click on any image to enlarge it, or to begin slide show) A few of my diehard blog mateys may have noticed my recent lack of attention to your jolly comments and pungent posts! (I have no idea why I … Continue reading

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More Amazing Street Art

Temporary, permanent, sweet, shocking, whimsical, thoughtful… Art can be anything, I think, except boring. And while a picture may be worth a thousand words, it is much more than mere information. It speaks to a different part of our selves. … Continue reading

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Temporary Art: Here and Then Gone

There’s something intriguing about temporary art: from the ancient art of sand mandalas, representing the temporality of the universe, to paper clip sculptures, representing the temporality of office life. So much time put into something that’s here and then simply … Continue reading

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Public Art

I’ve been pretty public about my love of public art. At its best, public art (large or small, authorized or un) is brilliantly or at least cleverly executed, and fits knowingly in its surroundings, intentionally altering them. Here’s a gallery … Continue reading

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Amazing Street Art

It’s no news that I love public art. Many street art pieces (often not officially sanctioned and therefore temporary) take their cue from their settings, commenting whimsically or seriously upon the world we live in. Enjoy! (Click on any image … Continue reading

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