Monthly Archives: July 2012

Weekly Photo Challenge: PURPLE (2)

Spectacular among vegetables, this regal cauliflower: Photographed at the Lenox Farmer’s Market. (But after being cooked, it simply tasted like any cauliflower, white, yellow or purple.)

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Weekly Photo Challenge: PURPLE

So, in this tangle of footwear at the entrance to our house, à la Japonaise, which are the shoes you notice first? Got it in one, of course. The purple Crocs! Purple is a color with ATTITUDE. Just like what … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: INSIDE (3a)

As we said in INSIDE (3), it all begins with an empty room — An artist goes inside. Time passes. Things happen. And eventually here we are, inside the art gallery at Cooley-Dickinson Hospital. Here’s a look at the accomplished … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: INSIDE (3)

A glimpse of an exhibition at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, MA, before it’s come into existence: Photo is a collage made up of all the angles I could manage in peeking inside the room being prepared for the next … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: INSIDE (2a)

While we’re showing more utilitarian, less glamorous insides of things like laundry baskets, how about these two? The insides of dishwashers are very seldom, I think, the subject of portraits! And this was our refrigerator, stocked up awaiting the onslaught … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: INSIDE (2)

Here it is, first crack out of the box — er, basket. It’s a common sight, always different in its particulars but always the same in its obligation: INSIDE THE LAUNDRY BASKET

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Weekly Photo Challenge: INSIDE (1)

It’s forbidden territory for a lot of viewers — Here’s a candid look inside the Ladies’ Room at the new Renzo Piano addition to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum:

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Weekly Photo Challenge: DREAMING (2)

“A painting is not worth owning unless it opens the gate of dreams.” —   Brother Eric of Taizé, monk and painter This is a detail from a painting called Il Magazzino, The Storehouse. It’s by Lucy MacGillis, originally from Pittsfield … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: DREAMING

Eyes wide with dreams — Do you remember when you were like this? Maybe you still are —

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Weekly Photo Challenge: MOVEMENT (2)

Returning to the United States from my first European trip in 1956 aboard the Ile de France —  We entered the harbor early in the morning, with the sunrise. On deck breathless with excitement, I snapped this photo of the … Continue reading

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