[Categories: Arts, Photography, Photography 101 Forever] Our local historical mansion had an outdoor painting (plein air) exhibition yesterday, during which the public could stroll the grounds and watch artists at work. Most, but not all, the artists seemed to work with oils applied very thickly, even more than Van Gogh. It was a beautiful, blue … Continue reading Art in Plein Air at the Mansion
The light was good. I couldn't resist. Click to enlarge. Scroll down, click View Full Size to enlarge again. Click again to enlarge again. Find your way back if you can. Next time I must bring a real camera. And what is not to like about Bassetts.
A review. Lapham’s Quarterly is a superb assembly of thought from all of recorded history. Each quarterly issue gathers essays and commentaries from great thinkers on a broad but specific topic. Recent issues have dwelt on Food, Lines of Work, Celebrity, The City, and Arts and Letters. (I saw a video interviewer pronounce … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Winter 2012: Family