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SOTHEBY’S AUCTION • Ludwig Bemelmans “MADELINE”

Sothebys Auction House is selling these famous MADELINE watercolors by Ludwig Bemelman..…..[ 1898 – 1962 ].

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All 7 MADELINE stories begin the same way……..”In an old house in PARIS lived twelve little girls….all in a straight line………the smallest girl was MADELINE!

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The first book was an Academy Award nomination……titled MADELINE……in 1952.

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Between 1990and1995 an animated MADELINE was a series for television………

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……the narrator was Christopher Plummer.

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the QUEENS guards pass by……….

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MADELINE starred in a live action film in 1998….also starring Daisy Meyer, Hatty Jones and Frances McDormand……..Nigel Hawthorn as Lord Covington.

The bid estimates for each watercolor is……$30,000 to $50,000.

 

 

UNION SQUARE PARK • nyc 2015

UNION SQUARE PARK………….borderline between Chelsea and Greenwich Village.    Rebels…….radicals…….fortune tellers…………chess players……..NYU students……..Hare Krishna………farmers………..artists………and Ghandi is there too.

Oh yes, and a lot of dogs [and their poop].

CLICK ON to start a slide show.

P1870387  CLICK ON THESE NUMBERS…..to hear the Hari Krishma Chants

BUSHWICK OPEN STUDIOS •2015 Beer Garden performer

Does anyone know who this guy is???……..lots of HEY…HEY……..and more hollering……..

BUSHWICK OPEN STUDIOS • 2015……..a scene that must be seen

BUSHWICK OPEN STUDIOS • 2015   TROUTMAN STREET a scene to be seen……in!  It was fun.  Art, food, people.  600 events……almost overwhelming.

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Thanks to Christopher Smith for this photo.

BUSHWICK OPEN STUDIOS 2015 • 99 street people

MY CAMERA and I roamed the streets of Bushwick today………the Graffiti was fine……..but it was the people that caught my eye.

OPEN STUDIOS of hundreds of artists were open…….ART OVERLOAD !

I was not impressed with a lot of the art……but I was impressed by the event as a community-oriented phenomenon with 600 venues!

 

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HAIR……….wild and feathery……….and it is her hair!

 

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CLICK ON…………for a voyeur-a thon………

All of these photos were taken on TROUTMAN STREET.  I was impressed with the scene.

IF MY BODY IS EVER FOUND DEAD………….

Today I just needed a good chuckle………..4 times!

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Nearly NAKEN Men……. in Central Park Today

Today in Central Park…..WHAT WERE THEY DOING.……………?????

UNDERWEAR AD???  NOT!!!

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WHAT WERE THEY DOING?????  I didn’t ask!