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I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold

You could blame Brooks Robinson and George Brett, but mostly you should blame a slap-hitting, drag-bunting, slick-fielding, former Atlanta Braves farmhand named Terry Muck. 551 more words


Street Impressions

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“Les Grands Boulevards Theatre du Vaudeville,” by Antoine Blanchard
“Vaudeville Dancers,” by Charles Demuth
“Wellington Combined Schools Choir and Wellington College Orchestra, Wellington Town Hall, 1954,” part of a National Library of New Zealand digital collection… 8 more words


A Walk Around the Whitney, Minus the Hype

Light-filled, airy and buoyant, the new Whitney Museum of American Art received great reviews at its opening last month. In some ways, the striking new building even upstaged the museum’s inaugural exhibition, “America is Hard to See.” This despite the fact that Italian architect Renzo Piano’s 220,000-square-foot structure lacks an overall iconic image like the Whitney’s previous home in the Marcel Breuer-designed building on Madison Avenue. 1,137 more words

Simple Pallette

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Incense of a New Church, by Charles Demuth
Girl with Flowers, by Robert Reid


Poetry in Art: I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold by Charles Demuth

Charles Demuth’s fabulous painting, I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold, was inspired by his friend William Carlos Williams’ poem, The Great Figure.  The artwork is full of references to the poem and poet. 41 more words



Despite the school holidays, planning and marking is too never far away so it’s always a a good idea to combine pleasure with the pain wherever you can.  185 more words

Charles Demuth

Beatrice Wood: The real Rose of the Titanic

On the 3rd of March 1893, the American artist and studio potter, Beatrice Wood, was born in San Francisco, California. Her eventful and 105-years-long life would later serve as an inspiration for the character of ‘Rose’ in James Cameron’s 1997 film, Titanic. 736 more words