Archive | January, 2014

Requiem for an Armory – the Higgins of Worcester

  The Higgins Armory of Worcester, Ma, closed at the end of Dec, 2013 after 83 years.  The main hall looked like many a medieval castle we have visited and especially reminded me of  The Alcázar of Segovia (literally, Segovia Castle)  located in the old city of Segovia, Spain. The art deco, steel-and-glass building was […]

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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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