Category Archives: Museums

RAUSCHENBERG at the MOMA

This is one of the more curious pieces of art in this exhibit.

What do I find more interesting……the paintings or the people looking at them?

BOTH.

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The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation was started 18 years before his death in 2008……giving grants to people whose work and ideas would not happen without support from the foundation.

There are over 250 works in this exhibition………..you will have to plan on several hours to fully appreciate this exhibit.

This is Roberts “FISH HOUSE”……..part of his 20 acre estate on Captiva Island where I used to vacation in Winter.

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JUDITH LEIBER and her HANDBAGS at the MAD Museum

Judith Lieber has been in the handbag industry for sixth five years…..starting out in Budapest before moving to New York.


Many of her handbags…….fascinating and luxurious…………are encrusted with Swarovski crystals.  She began her company in 1964 and designed her last handbag in 2004.

Her handbags cost about $5000………the older ones sell for a lot more.

My friend Sue………visiting from Detroit enjoying the exhibition.

NEW MUSEUM • Richard Greaves ASSEMBLAGE

Richard’s architectural accumulations once littered the backwoods in Quebec.

Using only bailing twine he began building dwellings from discarded objects.

In 2006 he met the photographer Mario Del Curto who started to document his work.

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His constructions were on exhibit at the New Museum in the Bowery.

Pixel Forest at the New Museum

I am RE-BLOGGING Susan’s  blog of a fantastic exhibit…….at the NEW MUSEUM

DO CLICK ON………….

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I recently had the opportunity to explore an immersive exhibition at the New Museum. The New Museum is known for its innovative contemporary art, and this exhibition by Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist,…

Source: Pixel Forest at the New Museum

Thanks Susan…………Tom

Going……Going……..Gone!….. at the NEW MUSEUM

There is a very strange hidden stairway at the NEW MUSEUM………

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He who descends………..risks disappearing!

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The NEW MUSEUM • Keepers • Gay Men in England

The Danish artist…………HENRIK OLESON did a survey piece in 2007 and calls it “SOME GAY-LESBIAN ARTISTS relevant to the Homo-Social Culture Born between c.1300-1870.”

Funky prints with a “queer eye.”

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These are just a few of the photos in this exhibition.

50 FACES on the streets of New York

Some of these faces will make you SMILE.  Some will STARTLE you.  Some will RATTLE your cage.  I found most of them in thrift shops…….and some of them are now in my apartment.