One of these things…

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week challenge this week is based on a song from Sesame Street: One of these things just doesn’t belong. The Three Kings and …?  All old Amsterdam buildings have things in common, but one in this group is different from the others.Two gazelles and one mischievous monkey…Ancient Chinese mirrors

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CB&WPC: Old

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is People or Objects Over 50. Two years ago, we had several rooms in our house renovated. The walls had to be stripped of wallpaper. One of the things the painters uncovered was this old doorbell, installed in the 1940s or possibly earlier. Since I am over […]

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Artful: Tarsila do Amaral

Brazilian artist Tarsila do Amaral (1886-1973) helped shaped  Brazilian Modernism. The exhibition of her work at the Art Institute of Chicago (which ended January 7, 2018) focused on the decade of the 1920s, when she moved back and forth between São Paulo and Paris and drew influences from the cultural, social and creative life of […]

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Artful Photos: Soviet Art

If you would like to share artwork you have photographed or created, please include a link to your blog in the comments! I would love to see the art other bloggers have admired!  In early January, Dale and I went to the Chicago Art Institute, to see a couple of temporary exhibits. One of them […]

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