ART GALLERIES & MUSEUM MUSINGS<br />I’m fascinated with museums and art galleries. Artifacts, collages, paintings, photos, and sculptures merge the past, with the present creating the future. Living History!<br />
Embodied Black Identities in American Art at Yale University Art Gallery, Connecticut…<br />Bullet holes, torn chairs, distressed canvas illustrates the journey of the Black American.<br />
On this journey, some experienced lynching. <br />Despite the brilliant color ties, these corporate knots stole their souls: modern day lynching.<br />What happen to Black Pride, Black Power?<br />
New England Maple Museum in Pittsford, VT. <br />Did you know Indians stirred and paddled syrup into “Indian sugar” before the Settlers came along?<br />
A salute to Madam CJ Walker for following her dream…hair care products for Black women.<br />Madam CJ Walker Theater Indianapolis, IN.<br />
Art on the wall in downtown Indianapolis. <br />
Indiana is the birthplace of the hoosier poet James Whitcomb Riley. His statue centered in the downtown memorial circle. Riley penned children, prayer, and patriotic poems.<br />A poet writes poems. But did you know hoosier is the nickname for humble person born in Indiana? <br />
African exhibit <br />at The Art Institute of Chicago. Would you wear this jewelry? <br />
The sneaker…at the Museum of Contemporary Art. This sneaker is an artifact, just like the African jewelry. Imagine.<br />
Hanging with the poets on the Skydeck in Chicago. <br />
Gettysburg Museum in California<br />Very large bug<br />Found objects collage. After the writing, comes the collage.<br />Ancient religious painting man sees angel.<br />For the royal sleepers. Wonder if it’s comfortable, sign says no touching.<br />
Sometimes, art galleries and museum musing requires good eatin’ and a good friend.<br />
Cousins kicking up their heels in front of ASU Herberger Institute: School of Dance in Arizona. Wonder where they got the idea? <br />
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.