Category Archives: Art

Norman Rockwell’s America

“Commonplaces never become tiresome. It is we who become tired when we cease to be curious and appreciative.”  -Norman Rockwell Over Christmas, I went to see the North Carolina Museum of Art exhibition “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell” … Continue reading

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Beauty in Odd Places

This weekend I found beauty in an exploding apple and a walking artichoke petal. Allow me to explain:  This weekend, I went to the MIT Museum for the first time and was pleasantly surprised to find the marriage of science … Continue reading

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Jack Black in Colonial Garb

Does this 1768 portrait of Paul Revere (painted by John Singleton Copley) not look just like Jack Black?               I mean, really–the resemblance is kind of eerie.

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Light Playing on Polyvinyl Chloride

Last week, Eric and I went to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.  Unfortunately, a lot of the museum’s American art was not open for viewing, due to the construction of a new wing scheduled to open next month.  … Continue reading

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