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History, Wright and a Dance... 11th July 2015

A relaxing walk along the bank of the lake was a nice change in pace from the frantic and aggressive site seeing of the last few days. 379 more words


Strangely Familiar... 8th July 2015

Chicago, how spectacular! Buildings rise in competition, reaching for the sky, the streets bustle with activity, people in a hurry to start their days. Our group wander through this foreign city that strangely feels familiar. 595 more words


Happy Birthday, Calder!

Have you ever wondered who invented those mobiles that hang from baby cribs? Alexander Calder is to thank for that, and you know what else? It’s his birthday today, too! 330 more words


The Honeymoon Chronicles, Part II: Calder's Pool

On Wednesday I told you all about the earthly paradise that is La Colombe d’Or, and yesterday I shared my first artwork inspired by this epicentre of the arts. 393 more words


At Storm King, Sculptor Lynda Benglis Stakes Out Hudson Valley's Hills

Lush outdoor sculpture park Storm King welcomed the summer formally last weekend with the bang (or rather, many bangs) of a gong. The institution’s annual Summer Solstice sunset salute was staged adjacent to a Mark Di Suvero giant metal sculpture. 366 more words

Under the Big Top, part 1

As part of an occasional series, T and I will be responding artistically to a theme, loosely conceived. (See here for our first project… 169 more words

Art And Design

125 - George Ohr/ Alexander Calder

I think it is possible to see the world you want to see in something small.  I think you find an object that is functional or beautiful and you can fall in love with it.   443 more words