Museo del Prado, Madrid: Five Favorites

The core of the Prado's holdings came from the collection of the Spanish monarchs, whose taste ran to royal portraits and religious subjects, and whose money could buy the best…

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Bertel Thorvaldsen, Central Park

This post is adapted from the forthcoming Guides Who Know app on Central Park. Sculptor: Albert Bertel Thorvaldsen (self-portrait) Date: Original marble 1839; this copy in bronze created 1892, dedicated in Central Park…

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Favorite Photos of 2017

One of my hobbies is snapping photos as I take long walks around New York City. These are my favorites from 2017. Maybe I do get a kink in my…

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Progress on the Tappan Zee, November 2017

I posted on the Tappan Zee in April 2016 and June 2016. I am so jealous of my friend Al M., who gets to see the progress from a train…

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Loeb Fountain (Alice in Wonderland), Central Park

The web page for the proposed Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Woman Suffrage Movement Monument states that the proposed sculpture  will be the first figurative piece in Central Park to depict…

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