“Think of yourself in a cosmic context,” someone once suggested. It seemed like easier advice to take when I was out and about. In quarantine, sure, I go for daily walks and enjoy the fresh Brooklyn air. (An oxymoron, right? But it actually IS fresh, since carbon emissions have fallen since mid-March.) Meanwhile, I haven’t been across the river to Manhattan in about 5 weeks, although it feels like ages. I miss the window-shopping, the people-watching, the stunning skyscraper views. […]
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This “Mother Mary” greeting card has been sitting on my bedroom dresser for a few months. Recently, I added some Christmas decorations to the dresser and I noticed how the sparkly colorful lights reflected off the greeting card’s glossy face. It’s rather pretty, so of course I had to snap a picture. Here is the result . . . not too shabby. But then, Mother Mary is rarely shabby.
The following photos were captured during a recent trip to the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Perelman Building, which is hosting an exhibit entitled “The Surrealists” on display through March 2, 2014. Joan Miró’s Dog Barking at the Moon, (Oil on canvas, 1926). (Viewer please note: the photograph I captured is an alternate take on the piece. The photo you see below features the museum guard’s shadow, which I thought really added something to the original piece.) Eugene Berman’s View in […]