John Kane’s “The Gettysburg Address” Outlier Art at the National Gallery
I had a work day full of things that it would not be hard to find annoying. I recognized that the challenge I was having with being at peace with my day was not unrelated to the morning news of… (READ MORE)
Diana with a hound at the National Gallery of Art
I was feeling a bit melancholy at work this morning, so I went across the street at lunchtime and soaked up some beauty. I am indeed blessed (by a combination of conscious choice and effort and good fortune) that I… (READ MORE)
At the National Gallery of Art until October 8, 2012. Peace and light, E — Posted with WordPress for BlackBerry.
I love the Vogels’ story. It is wonderful to witness such an exquisite balance of passion and moderate living. Sometimes there is not much of a why for a thing. “I just like art,” Mr. Vogel said in 1992. “I… (READ MORE)
Walk quietly and meditatively to the National Gallery’s East Wing right away if you have not yet seen the Rothko in the Tower exhibit and you are in town. Exquisite. I have been many times while it has been open… (READ MORE)
I found the 1934: A New Deal for Artists exhibit at SAAM quite moving. The exhibit was put together for the 75th anniversary of the New Deal; it is merely coincidence that paintings commissioned by the United States government to… (READ MORE)