Saturday, May 19, 2012

Big Happenings in New York, May 2012

 Author Florence Williams above is interviewed by journalist Carl Zimmer about her new book: Breasts, a Natural and Unnatural History.

 The media converges on Times Square for the stock offering of Facebook on May 18.

Dogs and their owners socialize in Central Park.  It receives over 20 million visits a year.

Ellsworth Kelly at MOMA

The Atrium at the Museum of Modern Art has three pieces by Ellsworth Kelly in May 2012.
They have many more of his pieces not on display.

 Ellsworth Kelly, 1986, Three Panels: Orange, Dark Gray, Green
Oil on canvas, three panels

 Ellsworth Kelly, 1951, Colors for a Large Wall
Oil on canvas, sixty-four panels

Ellsworth Kelly, 1957, Sculpture for a Large Wall
Anodized aluminum

Ellsworth Kelly at MOMA:

Four Landscapes and a Lady, VA Museum of Fine Arts

 Eugene Boudin, 1889, A French Fishing Fleet with Packet Boat

 Maurice de Vlaminck, ca. 1906, Sailing Boat, Chatou

 Raoul Dufy, 1930, Landscape, Villerville

 Alfred Siseley, 1876, The Watering Pond at Marly with Hoarfrost

Kees van Dongen, 1910, Parisian Lady

These paintings are from the Impressionism gallery collections of Mr & Mrs Paul Mellon.

Friends of Cresheim Trail Workday, Fairmount Park

Friends of Cresheim Trail Workday along Emlen Street in Fairmount Park