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Art favorites: Concave or Standing Woman

Archipenko’s work speaks to me with its fluidity, simple lines, and use of space. According to Archipenko, “In art the shape of the empty space should be no less important than the meaning of the shape of solid matter.” Like with music where rests inform the music as much as the notes themselves, the empty space in… 22 more words

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Photo: Orange and yellow tulip

On the grounds of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, April 2015

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Art favorites: Vorhor, The Green Wave

The colors in Lacombe’s Vorhor appear different in person, much more vibrant. And the wave really is green.

Perhaps the painting speaks to me because it reminds me of slivers of sandy beaches between rocky cliffs in Northern California, like the trail that opens to McClure’s Beach in Point Reyes. 12 more words

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Photo: Yellow iris with spider

On the grounds of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, May 21, 2016

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Art favorites: Satan

The photo of the sculpture does not do it justice. The metal is darker, richer in person.

Why a favorite? The details drew me in…bony protrusions from his head down his spine…the wings with hooks sheltering him…the toenails sharp like claws. 22 more words

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Photo: Purple irises

Bed of purple irises on the grounds of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, May 21, 2016

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The IMA aka Indianapolis Museum of Art


Today was the day that my grandmother and I decided to go the IMA (aka the Indianapolis Museum of Art). It had been 2 years since the last time we had gone and because of location, my busy schedule at work, LIFE, the price of admission (and I’m considering a membership there), it was well worth spending the money and spending about 3 hours looking at everything. 405 more words

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