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Art Auction–Another Day, Another Dollar

The interesting thing about being married to O’Half is that you never know what he might bring home from an auction.  The worst thing about being married to O’Half is that . . .

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Visiting the James A. Michener Art Museum

O’Half and I spent a pleasant morning recently visiting the local James A.  Michener Art Museum in Doylestown PA.  There is an exhibition running currently that we wanted to see: “Iron and Coal, Petroleum and Steel: Industrial Art from the … Continue reading

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Frog in the Soup

Need a laugh?  Come and see the cutest painting O’Half and I just bought . . .

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The Art Scene in Glasgow

If I lived in Glasgow, I’d gather whatever grandchildren were available and go to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum  every Saturday.  One could easily spend the day there, including having lunch at the well-stocked serve yourself café.  It’s not … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Museums of Interest

We had never been to Scotland and were itching to see some new artists.   The first stop, though, was at the Writers’ Museum in Old Town.  This tiny, tiny little house which was built in 1662 houses personal possessions … Continue reading

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Two Tates in London–Art Treats for You

On this trip to London we had a special day going to both Tate Galleries in London—the Tate Britain and the Tate Modern . . .

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Sprucing up the house

Well, here we are –April 16th–winter has flown by (ha!) and I’m afraid I didn’t use that wintertime to good advantage to spruce up some decorating around the house.  With this latest cold snap–ice pellets last night!–I might have a … Continue reading

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Jessie Drew-Bear artist

The Woodmere Museum in Chestnut Hill (Philadelphia) currently has an exhibition of works by Jessie Drew-Bear (1879-1962).  She was primarily a self-taught artist who started painting at age 59 with a set of paints given to her by her daughter. O’Half and … Continue reading

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A Little Art from St. Louis

St. Louis is a wonderful city!  It has a symphony orchestra, the MUNY theater, the Fox theater, the Rams, the Cardinals, a zoo, science museum, and the beautiful art museum.  The museum is part of Forest Park where you could … Continue reading

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A Little Art from Philadelphia update, voting results

The winner from the voting on favorites from A Little Art from Philadelphia (see post from June 7th, 2013) was “Feeding the Chickens” by Roy Nuse.  And it brought the most money of any of “our” seven at the auction——-$29,000 … Continue reading

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