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The Sunday Traveler ~ Fabrica La Aurora in San Miguel de Allende

A Sunday visit to Fabrica La Aurora was another day in San Miguel that brought surprises and beautiful art to be devoured. The Fabrica is a re-envisioned, re-purposed century old cotton mill, and textile factory. The restored buildings now house … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ San Miguel Arcangel’s Murals

The church, San Miguel Arcangel in San Miguel de Allende Mexico, is impressive in its architecture, but the murals have their own striking presence amongst the grandeur. Here in the side Capilla, or chapel, is the Cristo de la Conquista, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Inspiration in Art

Inspiration for me is found in art; paintings, sculptures, architecture, and of course photography. These sculptures are on an outside wall of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Rounding a corner and seeing this, with the afternoon sun providing the … Continue reading

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Mobile Photography Monday ~ In The Museum

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge ~ Reflections of Art

Looking out through the clear glass wall of an art gallery, to see the reflection of the art behind me, and out to the office in front of me (the triangle on the mid-right of the frame), and the architecture … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler~More From San Francisco’s Mission District

San Francisco’s Mission District is awash in art, with murals painted on most walls and fences in the area. The murals were initiated by the Chicano Art Mural Movement of the 1970s, which were inspired by Diego Rivera. I’ve made … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler~Courtyards of Honolulu Museum of Art

Walking in to the Honolulu Museum of Art is a bit unusual in that one walks into courtyards in a tropical climate, heavy with humidity the day I visited, and feel transported to other worlds. Bertram Goodhue, a New York … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler~Art Deco Hawaii

The art buddha seems to frequently coordinate my travel destinations with great art exhibits in the city I happen to be visiting.  My latest trip to Oahu was no exception. The Honolulu Museum of Art is showcasing Art Deco Hawaii, … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler: Wrapping Up Reno

As promised in last week’s Sunday Traveler, here are a few more photos from that fabulous store discovery, Junkee’s. This traveler was quite taken with the hats, and the posters that were just a miniscule offering in what was on … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler: Reno Revisited

A standing (no pun intended) piece of art outside the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno. The exhibit I went to see, Doris Duke’s Shangri La, Architecture Landscape and Islamic Art, was very interesting, and well curated. I’ve read a bit more … Continue reading

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