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After Hours – Grohmann Museum

Took this photo last night shortly before leaving work. The galleries were closed but were illuminated by the rays of evening sunlight coming through the atrium. I especially liked how the sculpture on the left seemed to float in the … Continue reading

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Mark Rothko “Orange and Yellow” with Woman in Jade Green

While visiting the “Van Gogh to Pollock: Modern Rebels” show at the Milwaukee Art Museum several weeks ago, I was sitting on a bench about twenty feet away from this painting by Mark Rothko (“Orange and Yellow,” 1956) when a woman … Continue reading

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Buddha mummy proves truth about statues

Last April I wrote a short post titled “The Truth About Statues” about my childhood belief that statues were made by pouring concrete over dead people—or maybe not dead until AFTER the concrete casing went on! Possibly you’ve seen this photograph and story today? … Continue reading

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Perspective (2)

Bright sunshine today for the first time in maybe a week. Had to pull down the blinds in my office . . . at which point I noticed another “perspective”-type convergence of lines similar (vaguely) to my post last Friday, … Continue reading

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Canary Yellow

I accidentally took this photo while waiting to pick up my daughter.  I kind of like it 🙂

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Art -vs- Science: An Artificial Divide

I was paging through the weekend Wall Street Journal this morning and practically jumped out of my chair when I saw Walter Murch’s face looking out from the “Review” section. Murch is an Oscar-winning film editor who has worked on … Continue reading

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Beautiful fluid mechanics

I added cream to my coffee this morning and watched, mesmerized, as the white streak slowly triangulated and formed individual spirals, each of which then continued triangulating, until at last a giant, unified spiral sprawled across the surface of the liquid. … Continue reading

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