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Crucifix

I had wandered away from the conference during an official break and found myself in, what I realized later, was the village square of Dolni Brezany. One of the square’s most startling features is a large stone sculpture of Jesus on the cross. This Calvary sculpture dates to the 18th century and is a replica with the original apparently relocated to the National Museum.

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While I missed the glass dresses at Galerie Portheimka, there was another quite stunning exhibit on display. It is actually a permanent display called Glass as Art.

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Learn more here: http://www.museumportheimka.cz/vystava/glass-as-art/

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… I peek in windows. And, thank goodness, I did this day as I walked past the Portheimka Galerie, a glass museum.

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I thought what I saw in the early morning hours was a new exhibit being installed. Unfortunately for me, it was an exhibit being taken down!

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I am grateful for what I did see and to learn of the artist Karen Lamonte. You can view more of her beautiful work on her website: https://www.karenlamonte.com/

And for more information about Portheimka, visit here: http://www.museumportheimka.cz/introduction/

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One of the great pleasures for me in living in the Greater Boston area is ease of access to nature. And by “ease of access” that can mean taking two trains, a bus and then walking half a mile or so, but still, I know that I am lucky to be where I am and that on any given day I can make my way to at least two major rivers, the Charles, and in the case of this image applied to a pouch and on stationery, the Mystic River. You can learn more about the Mystic River watershed here and peruse other items with this image here.

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YellowLeavesAcrylic2Probably one of the most popular photos I’ve taken in recent years has been that of The Yellow Leaves, an autumn scene in Dublin with pale yellow leaves falling from the white barked branches of a tree on the UCD campus. The image is now available in glass … just click here

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and as a print in a variety of sizes … just click here.

I’ve been luck enough to travel to Dublin several times over the past few years. Each journey regardless of season has presented new opportunities to engage with the beauty of the urban landscape. I’m not sure when I’ll next return but it’s great fun to work with these images in new ways.

 

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all around as we visited this home in Fitchburg there were flowers.

 

 

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