I've been absent from my blog recently, but very busy.
I just arrived in DC, this afternoon, and I'm remembering with fondness my day yesterday with Joe. We took some time and spent part of our day together, after I'd packed for this latest trip, and checked out the new wing of our local North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA.)
Above is one of the displays in the new wing: it's comprised of thousands of spools of thread, hung on rods, and as you can see, if you look through this curved glass I asked Joe to display for you, it becomes someone we all know quite well.
I love this whimsical sculpture I came upon when I turned a corner:
The new wing is now housing the permanent collections, and I snapped some pictures of some of the items. The older building will house some wonderful exhibits that are heading our way soon. I'll keep you posted...
It's very light and airy and spacious, even on a dreary, rainy day such as what we had yesterday.
There's an indoor "court" housing a fabulous collection of small Rodin sculptures, such as this graceful pair of hands...(there's also an outdoor court with large Rodin figures, situated among fountains, bamboo and waterlilies.)
Above is an exhibit of celebratory costumes and artifacts...
...and this wonderful piece, below, was titled "Tippy Toes," (but personally, I thought it should be titled "Chastity Belt:")
In the modern art section of the new wing, there's lots of color and texture all over:
We planned to have lunch at the museum cafe. When we first arrived,it was quiet, but it filled up very quickly and we decided, we'll go again, and eat another time.