Monthly Archives: August 2016

Del Mar racetrack

This past month we’ve been working on an annual event at the Fairgrounds, call time is 7:00 am when its nice and quite. For the first couple of hours the sound of the horse’s running in the cool morning air … Continue reading

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Caladium under the Italian pine

There’s a spot in the garden just outside the bedroom window that changes so much throughout the year. A place where Hummingbirds dart and swirl like fairies. Lillies, Tulips, Primrose and so many others, all take the stage in their time.

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The Fox and the Grapes

Watercolor on cotton paper illustration 9″x12″ One warm summer’s day under a bright blue sky, a Fox was strolling through a green orchard. He came upon a bunch of purple grapes hanging on a vine. “Those look so sweet, and … Continue reading

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Olympic games

Watching the Olympic games this last week has been a welcome change. While the lines between art and sports are at times blurred, there are differences. Sport has the wonderful quality of the finite, a person either crosses the finish … Continue reading

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Quilts and Color

@ San Diego Museum of Art, Now through September 05, 2016 San Diego Museum of Art presents Quilts and Color from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  This exhibit celebrates the vibrant color palette and inventive designs found in the outstanding array … Continue reading

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Animal Sculptures of Arthur Putnam

What a fantastic exhibit “Ferocious Bronze” is, many of the pieces are indeed ferocious, but there are others that depict a sense of calm and quiet strength. I’m so happy that the San Diego Zoo’s Centennial inspired this great exhibit. ER … Continue reading

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On a visit to LACMA

“A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.” ― Arthur Clarke Over many decades I’ve visited the LACMA Art Complex in Los Angeles, never to be disappointed. Our museums show us so many forms of art, … Continue reading

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