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Art in the Streets at MOCA.

Beauties by old favorites and gems by new friends. Way too much for one trip, thankfully we’ve got all summer to go back for more.

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Fab.

I love a clever juxtaposition.

Also, I always feel like a bad art nerd for not loving Toulouse-Lautrec as much as I’m meant to. This is wonderful, which helps quite a bit.

See  more of these lovelies  here.

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Steps.


Before.

 

 

During.

 

 

After.

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My friend Lindsay sent me this link out of  the blue this summer. They’re all images taken during the Depression by photographers  from the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information. Apparently they’re some of the only color pictures of rural and small town America from the period.

Faro and Doris Caudill, homesteaders. Pie Town, New Mexico, October 1940. Reproduction from color slide. Photo by Russell Lee.

Going to town on Saturday afternoon. Greene County, Georgia, May 1941. Reproduction from color slide. Photo by Jack Delano.

The photographs are the property of the Library of Congress and were included in a 2006 exhibit called Bound for Glory: America in Color.

They remind me a little of this post. I love the colors in both sets.

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Met.

I had really high expectations for the Baldessari show at LACMA, and they were met. Big time. Oddly enough I just saw some of them in Barcelona (’cause I’m fancy like that) and it was great to see them again as part of an even bigger exhibition.  His stuff is so fun.

Tips for Artists Who Want to Sell, 1966-1968

I guess you’re meant to use words like  “witty” or “jocular” or something smart-sounding,  but really, it’s just plain fun. It’s fun, and refreshing, while still making you stop, and breathe, and examine, and think, and chat, and compare, and laugh. Go.

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Drawers.

I ran across this photo in a friend’s blog this morning. Just kinda love it.

Not sure where it’s from originally, perhaps the American Museum of Natural History, but it’s linked to a lovely flicker account.

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Empty.

Matt Logue’s photos were featured in the LA Times this week. I think I like trying to figure out where they were taken as much as I like the pictures.

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