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Ogunquit Museum of American Art

On Summer vacation in Maine I stopped by the Ogunquit Museum of American Art originally enticed by the ad for the Wyeth show. Which is a lovely collection of some of his emotional and mysterious works. But While there I tripped over photographer Alexandra de Steiguer’s beautiful, stark, lonely and contemplative works which also spoke […]

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Beneski Museum of Natural History

  An impressive collection of skeletal specimens. Hands on with drawer pull outs. A great place for young dinosaur and or rock enthusiasts! The origins of the Amherst College Museum date back to the very earliest days of Amherst College. The College itself began in 1821 as a teaching institution primarily for missionaries that would […]

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The dining room is priceless!

The most talked about art colony in America today is at Old Lyme, Connecticut — Hartford Courant, 1907 Thus begins the Florence Griswold’s description of the Florence Griswold home on their website. It is a museum very worth your time.  Located on a beautiful street on a beautiful site, order up a beautiful weather day, […]

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Sargent Watercolors at the MFA, Boston

“To live with Sargent’s water-colours is to live with sunshine captured and held,” according to the painter’s first biographer. Presenting more than 90 of Sargent’s dazzling works, this exhibition, co-organized with the Brooklyn Museum, combines for the first time the two most significant collections of watercolor paintings by John Singer Sargent (1856–1925), images created by […]

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The Breakers

Transforming back in time, right out of a scene from the Great Gatsby , and the roaring twenties, The Breakers is a study of decadence, idealism, and excess. The Breakers is the grandest of Newport’s summer “cottages” and a symbol of the Vanderbilt family’s social and financial preeminence in turn of the century America. Commodore […]

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Chagall at The Jewish Museum

Chagall: Love, War, and Exile, for the first time in the U.S., explores a significant but neglected period in the artist’s career from the rise of fascism in the 1930s through 1948, years spent in Paris, and in exile to New York.   (If you can, be sure to download the free app before you […]

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Tretyakov Gallery

The first thing you think of as walking through the Tretyakov  is “wow a collection of world art”, oh wait we are in Moscow and this is all Russian art.  The reason for the double take is that the original collection of 2000 works created by Moscow merchant Pavel Mikhailovich Tretyakov in 1892 has an amazing span.  The […]

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Frelinghuysen/morris

http://www.frelinghuysen.org/  Rich’s Personal Reflection: We drove into a hidden gate on a late rainy afternoon.  There was a guard with a golf cart waiting to take us down a long driveway buried deep into the woods, where we went into a gallery space with large painting and watched a short introduction to the couple and […]

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The Clark

From The Cark a special Member Events. A Look at Rare Books: The Love of Courtly Art. As The basis for the talk we looked at Le Morte d Arthur by Thomas Malory 1893, in which Aubrey Beardsley produced around 500 illustrations. We also had access to several other rare books of the time dating […]

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Come sit on the bus – Red Grooms’ bus!

Step on board the Red Grooms‘ bus.! I should really fine myself one large summer ice cream cone this week for having taken so long to get to the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center!  I only reside a short half hour away and that doesn’t even count the number of times I’ve been across the […]

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