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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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Signs of Spring

Even though the people in the park today (including me; needed to wear gloves) were bundled up for winter weather, spring was letting everyone know that it was popping up here and there as with these Lenten Roses by a … 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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Oil on Canvas and Oil and Collage on Canvas – Columbus Museum of Art

U.S. Musical Notes – About 1940 – 1944, Otis Kaye, American born in Germany, 1885-1974   Mr. X – 1968, Benny Andrews, American, 1930-2006.    

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Sunflower by Christopher Ries

This magnificent and very large (weighs in at 1100 pounds) piece of art is a gilded optic lead crystal sculpture from one block of carved and ground glass with solid gold leaf.  It took the artist one year to make.  … Continue reading

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Cubisim

Cubism is an early-20th-century art movement which brought European painting and sculpture historically forward toward 20th century Modern art.  The movement was pioneered by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, joined by Jean Metzinger, Albert Gleizes, Robert Delaunay, Henri Le Fauconnier, … Continue reading

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A visit to the Columbus Museum of Art

Let’s ask the docent for directions.  By the way, that rack on the left of the image?  Those are folding seats for those who either need to take a sit down or want to sit and ponder the art works. … Continue reading

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Time and events march on

The orchid show is gone but the butterfly exhibit is coming to the Franklin Park Conservatory any minute now. But this weekend (besides getting our internal clocks rattled a bit from Daylight Savings Time) is all about DH as it’s … Continue reading

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