Tag: art

shopping

New Art + Drinks on the Porch

I now have a new favorite piece of art, purchased at a tag sale around the corner. It was done in the 90s by the niece of the owner of a popular local frame shop, It’s the Hudson River in the […]

outings

A Visit to MoMA

MoMA is of our favorite museums, so we don’t really need an excuse to go. But this exhibit, Making Space: Women and Post-War Abstraction, was particularly intriguing. It showcased the work of women artists between post-World War II and the start of […]

family

Moving Art

After buying our new clock, we had to move our big oceanscape to a new location. I think it looks pretty good here! Aterwards, cocktail hour and poetry. Related posts: Five Cocktail Recipes for a Chilly Night Fondue, Soup, Punch […]

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A Visit to Storm King

What a magical place. I can’t believe this is our first time here. We met Katie and Tom — and Otis, of course — for a nice morning of wandering around. Sea change. This thing is so cool. Sea Change, […]

family

Sweet Sam Drawings

Some of Sam’s artwork, including a self-portrait at the end. Related posts: Sweet, Handmade Toys at Meadowlark in Chestnut Ridge Goodbye, Sweet Quince Brunch at Barcel: We Go For the Sweet Stuff Sweet Potatoes with Maple-Bourbon Glaze

family

The Family Fruits

Sam and Greg were messing around with crayons one night after work and came up with these really fun drawings. Bravo, family. Bravo. Related posts: Easter 2013: Ham, Potatoes and Pineapple Bake! And Family, of Course How Can One Family […]

outings, travel

A Visit to Mass MoCA in North Adams

Our final stop on our whirlwind sightseeing trip to the Berkshires: Mass MoCA, the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. It’s in an incredible restoration of old factory buildings in the center of downtown North Adams. Art is everywhere, even the parking […]

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Jeff Koons Retrospective at the Whitney

The last show at the Marcel Bruer building before the Whitney moves downtown: A Jeff Koons retropsective that took up all four exhibition galleries. Sarah and I went to visit. A few highlights: And, on the fifth foor, a Rothko: […]

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Sam Goes to MoMA

Samantha’s first trip to MoMA was to see the Diego Rivera exhibit. Six of his murals were on display; they were ones for which he was brought here to the museum in 1931 to create. He ended up created portable […]