Category Archives: art

I’m moving

Hello readers and friends– My site is moving, but will be the same, with a new address. Look for me at  www.booksandbuttons.com. You’ll see my usual page with a row of books at the top. And there is a new … 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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A Little Art from Philadelphia

Yesterday Other Half and I took the train into Philadelphia.  We wanted to go to an art auction preview at Freeman’s Gallery. We had a good time looking at the 212 offerings.  I didn’t think you’d want to look at … Continue reading

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A Little Art from the Tate Britain in London

The Chalmondeley Ladies at the Tate Britain Aren’t these gals wonderful?  According to the inscription on the front of the painting, these women were born on the same day, married on the same day, and gave birth on the same day. … Continue reading

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Visiting the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia

I took a bus tour trip to the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia this week. The bus was full—48 of us. I think I was the youngest. It was an easy ride into Philadelphia without having to worry about traffic or … Continue reading

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