Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Pattern and Reflection, looking through

Pattern and Reflection form the contemporary collection at the Museum of Fines Arts, Boston. Love this collection of art.

I am off on a trip to Amsterdam and Belgium today. I am very excited. My friends are doing another house swap in Amsterdam.

I hope to post often. It will be a great to go back to Amsterdam and also explore some new places.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Styrofoam, Tara Donovan, MFA

This work is by Tara Donovan at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. I had a chance to see this being built and put together. It is Styrofoam cups and hot glue. It is pretty excellent and exciting to see the finished piece attached to the ceiling.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Mini Rigging, MFA, Boston

Love the ship models at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Worth a look

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Phantomaton, Nave Annex, Somerville, MA

By Joe Keinberger

by Skunkadelia

By Nina Penfold

by Skunkadelia

by Skunkadelia 
Red Bones Restaurant Near Davis Square
We made a trip out to Davis Square to see this small but fun exhibit at the Annex. The Annex is part of the Nave Gallery. The galley is a first floor of a home on Chester Street near Davis Square. It is an interesting idea for a gallery. 

The theme is Phantomaton. It is a play off of Phantom and Automaton (Wiki definition here). It is an interesting concept and you can see what the artists are trying to do here once you read the definition.

I really loved the paintings, mixed media pieces and my favorites were the sculptures of Skundelia  This exhibit had a short run. I am glad we got a chance to see it. I look forward to more exhibits at the Annex

53 Chester St.
Somerville, MA 02143 Right next to Red Bones

Friday, July 26, 2013

Artbeat, Davis Square, Somerville

Last week, despite the heat, I attended the Artbeat Festival in Somerville. I visited last year and had a wonderful time. I also love to visit with my artist friends that are showing thier work including City by the Sea Ceramics (below), Monkey Chow, Cody's Creations and more... This year's theme was Micro.

Davis square is an eclectic place even without an art fair. For two days artists, musicians, foodies, art lovers all converge in Davis Square. There is such a fun vibe. More photos soon....

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Blanc, MFA, Boston

Fun with items without color or all white at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The styrofoam cups is a new installation just being set up when I photographed it. It was fun to watch the artists and assistants work on the project.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Hippie Chick, MFA

The 70s exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. I love all the colors, patterns, and fabric. There were many designers represented here such as Geoffrey Beene, Thea Porter, Giorgio di Sant'Angelo and more... There is also a jute box and it plays some very fun 70's hits. Worth a look. More info here

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Plymouth Harbor, By the sea

I met a friend for lunch at East Bay Grille in Plymouth. A very nice lunch indeed. We were able to sit our side under an awning. We had a nice sea breeze despite the heat. After lunch, I took a walk around Plymouth harbor. It is one of my favorite spots to photograph by the ocean winter, fall, spring, and summer.


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