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Weekly Photo Challenge: Good Match

I’ve got to get used to the new Weekly Photo Challenge starting on Wednesday. I caught it the first week, but not this. At any rate here are two rare birds that make a good match, I think. 1. Each … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: A Good Day

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Friday when the next photo theme will … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Gray

Ailsa of Where’s My Backpack? invites bloggers to post photos on a weekly theme. This week it’s “Gray” or “Grey.” If you want to join the fun, it’s simple. Just follow these guidelines: Create your own post and title it … Continue reading

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One More Reason to Visit the Art Institute

Marc Chagall’s America Windows

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Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity

Yesterday I went to the Art Institute of Chicago‘s exhibit “Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity.” C’est magnifique! By pairing the fashion of the day with French paintings by Impressionists and others from the late 19th century. So in addition to an … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Masterpiece

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog anytime before the following Friday when the next photo theme will be announced. 2. … Continue reading

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Suzhou Museum

Designed by I. M. Pei, who spent his childhood in Suzhou, the Suzhou Museum is a joy. The architecture reminds me of Pei’s museum in Miho, Japan. It’s modern with bold geometric lines and takes its cues from nature and … Continue reading

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Luoyang Must See: Luoyang Museum

Luoyang has a wonderful, free museum full of sculptures, bronzes, calligraphy, and ceramics. The area boasts of originating the green, orange, cream tri-colored glazes you see so often in Chinese ceramics. The artifacts are well displayed and there’s some English … Continue reading

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Canyon Road, Santa Fe

Funky, yet traditional Canyon Road is home to dozens of art galleries and shops with lots of Native American jewelry, cowboy clothes and ceramics. There’s so much that’s beautiful, but everything I saw was pricy. I’ve gotten accustomed to buying … Continue reading

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Shanghai Museum

The Shanghai Museum is centrally located and best of all free. Yes, free! You can easily spend hours there viewing this impeccable collection that’s well presented. I don’t know what I like more. See the pottery, bronzes, calligraphy and paintings. … Continue reading

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