Tag: art


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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


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 […]


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: […]


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 […]