Category Archives: Art

Sir Walter Scott Monument – Edinburgh, Scotland

You can get a better sense of the enormity of this monument with people sitting and enjoying a break in the image. Another view from Princes street.  It amazed me just how close to traffic and the comings and goings … Continue reading

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Scott Monument

I had seen the top of this monument from afar and wondered what it was.  I assumed it was another church steeple or something of the sort.  And how very wrong I was.  This is the Scott monument dedicated to … Continue reading

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St. Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

St. Giles is the historic and working city church of Edinburgh.  It is also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, the Mother Church of Presbyterianism and contains the Chapel of the Order of the Thistle.  It’s crown steeple is … Continue reading

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Dogwood Dreams

I decided to edit this photo of a little Dogwood tree in this manner because lately I feel as if I have been in a fog or a dream – and not always a good dream.  So much has been … Continue reading

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There is beauty to be found

If only you look with an open mind and eye.  Many people find flowers to be their prettiest when they are without blemish but even with damage to the petals from frost, the magnolia flowers on this tree were still … Continue reading

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Movement: Warner Brothers 1984

With a tip of the hat to many of us who as children eagerly looked forward to Saturday morning cartoons, also in the movement section of the museum were these signed by their creators –  Friz Freleng  and Chuck Jones … Continue reading

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Movement: The inventor of the electronic flash

One area of the Columbus Museum of Art was dedicated to movement.  All things shown there represented movement from mobiles that you the visitor could create to photos and art about movement. This is a photo of Harold Edgerton (American … Continue reading

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