Monday, April 30, 2012

Patsy's and good bye, NYC

The top photo is for my Mom. Some of my family members call her Patsy, short for Patricia. These are the last photos I took of New York on the trip. The last two were from the bus. We had a wonderful weekend.

 Today is a beautiful Monday and hope to get lots of work done for my showing at the SOWA Art Walk. What are your plans?

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Swept Away, Museum of Arts and Design

The last museum we visited before going home was the Museum of Arts and design. I love this museum and was excited we were making the trip and they allow photography.

The First exhibit we visited was called Swept Away. Art made with dust and ash. It sounds not so great but I was pleasantly surprised. There was tons of interesting takes on this idea and some beautiful.

Smoke inside Glass Bottle by Jim Dingilian

The Delusion of Grandeur made from Raw Earth and Wood by Phoebe Cummings. After this exhibit we wandered the Glasstress, New York

Testa Mecanica by Jaime Hayon

Carrona by Javier Perez. This piece was brought in and then smash in the museum to get this effect. Very cool

Bestiarium: Maki by Marta Klonowska. This was my favorite piece.

Expanded Access by Michael Jo

The museum has these semi see through glass floors so you can look up and see people walking on them. I had to wait a few minutes to get this shot

From the exhibit Hanging Around: Necklaces from the MAD collection. This is made by Michael Petry

I hope that you enjoyed this, I did quite a bit. Jeff had never been to this museum so it was an extra treat for him

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Banana Waffles and...

Yummy breakfast at Brownstone Diner in Jersey City. After breakfast we walked to back and then headed to NYC to the Museum of Arts and Design.I love this museum and will post photos tomorrow. Have a great Saturday!

Friday, April 27, 2012

Time spent wisely, Sátis, Jersey City

Sátis in Jersey City. The restaurant has one of the wonderful photos of food I have ever seen. It was a wonderful night of food and spending time with friends!

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Day to night, Jersey City

Jersey City

My uncle lives in a old factory building and has a wonderful roof deck and access to the roof. I wandered about one day. Pretty cool!

Later, we walked to the restaurant Satis Bistro to meet friends for the night

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Jersey City Legs and...

I am not sure what was happening with the first photo. Why there were all the chairs but I was kind of amused by it.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Cross Section, Times Square

I really love the capture of the second photo. It show Times Square in a nutshell! So many different people in one spot and a few cartoon characters thrown in.

Monday, April 23, 2012

From Marseille to Times Square, NYC

We had walked through Central Park and over to Clinton/Hell's Kitchen to get some yummy lunch at Marseille.. A yummy French lunch indeed. It was so tasty and I love going to this restaurant. I try to go every time we visit New York.

We brushed past Times Square to go to the International Center for Photography after lunch. NO photography in the museum. I really enjoyed the Magnum contact sheet exhibit, The Loving Story and the main exhibit Weegee: Murder is My Business. Weegee is a fascinating character and a self promoter  in the funniest sense. His take on these scenes are very unique and ironic. Well worth the visit to the museum.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Central Park Colored Glasses, NYC

These girl were so funny. They were enjoying their day in central Park. I love the colored glasses of the girl sitting down. the other two girls wanted to keep going. I like that I was able to capture them looking back at their goofy friends.

 Getting ready for two shows this weekend, Sowa Art Walk and Dedham Open Studios. I plan to show some new work. I better get going!


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