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Monday Photo Minimalism~In the Museum

In the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco. Art by Ruth Asawa using copper and brass wire. Advertisements

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The Sunday Traveler~San Antonio Street Art Initiative

The Sunday Traveler never ceases to be amazed by the seemingly constant innovations going on in San Antonio, Texas. The current Street Art Initiative going full steam ahead was one of those amazements for me on my most recent trip … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Western Art

The Sunday Traveler, visiting The Briscoe with what I thought would be not so much for the art, but for returning to an old haunt to see what had been done with it. Once upon a time, a long, long … Continue reading

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Monday Photo Minimalism~The Art of Mexico

A trompe l’oeil? No, an actual arch in an old church in Morelia, Mexico; though it should be a painting. Was it an old confessional? Unknown mysteries. Beautiful Mexican art. Templo de Las Rosas.

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Monday Photo Minimalism~Mexican Minimalism, 2

In the convent museum Franciscano in Tzintzuntzan, Mexico. The museum is watched over by the people of the town. I don’t know if they arranged the pieces, but if so, there is a wonderful artist amongst them.

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The Sunday Traveler ~ The d’Orsay Museum, Paris

The d’Orsay Museum in Paris, originally built between 1898 and 1900 was the Gare d’Orsay, a train station, built for rail travel between Paris and Orleans; built for the Universal Exhibition of 1900. For a full photo of the front … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ The Rodin Museum, Paris

The Thinker. In the gardens of the Rodin Museum of Paris. A December afternoon spent in this lovely museum, and in the cold of the outdoor gardens soon made it my favorite museum in all of Paris. Truth be told, … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Notre Dame, Angels in Infinity

    He looks around, around; he sees angels in the architecture spinning in infinity, He says, “Amen!” and “Hallelujah!” ~ Paul Simon Walking through Notre Dame, though crowded with people from all over the world, I felt as if … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Paris, Notre Dame, Inside

Notre Dame, the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Paris; construction began in 1163, everything else you can find in Wikipedia, so I won’t go there, but I did want to stress the age of this incredible church. As the Sunday … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ The Louvre

I struggled on which photo to use as the opener for this post about the Louvre; there are the outdoor buildings, the pyramid, the statues, the architecture, but this sculpture, The Winged Victory of Samothrace, has won my heart, and … Continue reading

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