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Atlanta summer arts and a mansion’s history

Yesterday was almost too hot for an outdoor arts event, yet my friend Arthur (aka Theo) and I walked the full length of the Virginia Highland Summerfest. Secret to not melting in a swoon; go as early as possible and … Continue reading

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Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College

The Decatur Fine Arts Exhibition at the Dana Fine Arts Building on the Agnes Scott campus, runs in tandem with the city’s annual Arts Festival from Memorial Day weekend to June 5th. Curated by Dalton Gallery’s director, Lisa Alembik, the … Continue reading

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The Atlanta Beltline Project

I went on a bus tour of the Atlanta Beltline today with my friend Linda and another pal of hers. Our tour guide was an architect and a volunteer with the Atlanta Preservation Center. This project began after I’d left … Continue reading

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Frank Lloyd Wright in my neighborhood

I’m a volunteer for my township’s historical commission and we ¬†rediscovered one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s residential homes in the area, the owner having recently passed away. Folly Cottage was designed in the 1920’s for Wright’s daughter, who was tragically … Continue reading

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Richard Serra

I saw the Richard Serra retrospective ‘Sculpture: Forty Years’ last summer at MoMA. Walking through and around his pieces really affected me and although it’s now a year later, I’m again infatuated with the idea of space and large works … Continue reading

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