Commemorating Jackie Robinson in Jersey City

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I was walking around Jersey City last night after attending an art opening, and happened upon this sculpture of Jackie Robinson by artist Susan Wagner. I wasn’t sure why a sculpture of the famous Brooklyn Dodger would be perched in Jersey City, and I was curious to find out why … see more and learn […]

Unintentional (?) art in the floor at MASS MoCA

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I enjoyed my visit to MASS MoCA the other day … it was a destination that I had wanted to visit for years, and finally got my chance. There were a number of great exhibitions, and the permanent collection (or “Long Term Exhibitions,” as they call them) had a lot of fascinating pieces spread throughout […]

Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait’s approach might not work for me

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There’s a wooded area on the edge of our backyard, and we have semi-regular sightings of deer coming around to graze in the area. This buck, below left, came by recently, and it brought to mind the Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait painting at the Brooklyn Museum, which has the funny title “The Reprimand. Ah! You Naughty […]