Art

Egg – Another of Jim’s creations. Some wag suggested it should be called a Faber-jim egg… 3 pictures

Made in China. Artist: Sui Jianguo.

The Way the Moon’s in Love with the Dark, Artist: Fred Wilson. 3 pictures

Joy, shunned – Once again, photographically, ‘Sappho’ and ‘The Bubble’ stole the show. Five-minute read, 3 pictures

Crystal Bridges’ Art. I took pictures of some of the pieces when we were here last year. Here are some others that caught my eye this time. 5 pictures

photograph of a welded metal cross outline with organic vines in mild steel

The latest of Jim’s Cross inspired artworks. It’s an interesting departure from his usual flower and tree inspired forms.

Old Self: Portrait of the Artist as He Will (Not) Be. Variation #2. Artist: Evan Penny. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Old Self: Portrait of the Artist as He Will (Not) Be. Variation #2. Artist: Evan Penny. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. 3 pictures

Photographs of the Dale Chihuly Exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. 17 pictures

Wall Drawing #880: Loopy Doopy (orange and green) Artist: Sol LeWitt (1928 - 2007). Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Wall Drawing #880: Loopy Doopy – Yes, the colors really are that bright. Artist: Sol LeWitt (1928 – 2007). Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. 4 pictures

Black and White picture of the sculpture - The Bubble. Artist: Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880 - 1980). Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

The Bubble. Artist: Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880 – 1980). Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. 2 pictures

Black and White Photograph of the sculpture Sappho by William Wetmore Story (1819 - 1895). Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Working in the dark provides its challenges and rewards. I came to Crystal Bridges hoping to be inspired, I was. One-minute read, 4 pictures

The Iron Florist – Jim Davis – Jim’s entry into this year’s 6″ cube fund-raiser. 2 pictures

Small welded metal structure featuring berries, leaves, vines and a brass goblet.

A Toast To Art. Jim and Carol came by this afternoon on one of their regular trips to Springfield. He brought his latest piece for me to photograph. One-minute read

Jim’s been experimenting with a more abstract style.

Iron Rooster – Another of Jim’s welded sculptures.

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