Category Archives: art

WEST MICHIGAN AREA SHOW

(KALAMAZOO, MICH)  We took in the West Michigan Area Show at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts last Saturday, and we thought it was one of the strongest shows they have put up in quite a while.  COVID restrictions applied, so we … Continue reading

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A DANDY DAY AT DIA

The third time was the charm, meaning that after two previous attempts to visit Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), we finally succeeded on Thursday, August 20.  And, yes, as previously posted, I played my clarinet in DIA’s parking lot after … Continue reading

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A HEAD OF HER TIME

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JURIED REGIONAL

We caught up with the 41st Elkhart Juried Regional the other day at the Midwest Museum of American Art in downtown Elkhart, Indiana where 147 works by 121 artists from northern Indiana and southern Michigan were on display. We respectfully … Continue reading

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FLASH FICTION: ARTISTIC LICENSE

She was so annoyed by the endlessly chattering trio of women that she took action: decisive action. No more blithering and blathering in the Dutch Golden Age galleries of the art museum. No mas. Halt’s Maul! Ruhe, Kinder! Cease and … Continue reading

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PROTECTOR OF HOUSE AND HOME

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FAIREST OF THE FAIR

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OU DAZZLING DAY AT DIA

(Detroit, Michigan) We delighted in dazzling our dear friends, Joe Rochetto and Arthur Anderson, with their discovery of the Detroit Institute of Arts, or DIA.  We were so dazzled, that we signed on for a senior membership, and we are … Continue reading

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DEMON QUELLER

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WEST MICHIGAN AREA SHOW

(Kalamazoo Institute of Arts) The West Michigan Area Show is up until August 25, so you have plenty of time to check it out.  Meanwhile, here are a few of our favorites from this year’s strong showing:  

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A DAYCATION IN KA’ZOO

“Let’s go see the West Michigan Area Show at KIA. It’s up until August 25 and we wouldn’t want to miss it.” That was Natalie telling me to grab the keys and drive her some 70 miles east on I-94 … Continue reading

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BEST OF SHOW

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ACORN

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RISING CROSSING TIDES

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PLEIN AIR

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CURTAIN CALL

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