The Ocean Clean Up campaign and Boyan Slat’s creative solution

The Ocean Clean Up campaign and Boyan Slat's creative solution to address and clean up the growing plastic pollution problem.

The Ocean Clean Up campaign and Boyan Slat’s creative solution to address and clean up the growing plastic pollution problem.

This proposal and plan is a creative solution to clean up the toxic plastic pollution that exists in our oceans. Boyan Slat’s plan, research, invention and crowd source funding strategy are a positive step forward to pitch in and help Clean Up Our Oceans. http://www.theoceancleanup.com

Art News ~ A significant collection of 100+ Masterworks unseen for decades bequeathed to museums

MasterArtworks bequeathed from Mellon Collection - National Gallery of Art, D.C.

Masterworks bequeathed from Mellon Collection – National Gallery of Art, D.C.

Art News ~ a significant collection of 62 Masterworks, including Degas, Monet, Van Gogh, Homer, and Seurat unseen for decades were bequeathed to the museum from the estate of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and will become part of the permanent collection at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. Interesting tidbit, the National Gallery of Art was founded in 1937 by Paul’s father, Andrew Mellon.

http://www.boston.com/travel/destinations/2014/05/23/van-gogh-monet-among-works-going-gallery/HIKIMTbKyxRKXFveKyMaCL/story.html

Masterworks from Mellon Collection given to Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA)

Masterpieces from Mellon Collection given to Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA)

26 additional Masterworks from the Mellon Collection were also given to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA), including Pissarro, Gauguin, Degas, van Dongen, van Gogh, & Seurat.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/23/arts/design/rarities-from-mellon-collection-reach-new-homes.html?_r=0

Sonoma County Blossom Trail compilation – Spring 2014

Sonoma County Blossom Trail compilation – Spring 2014. Colorful and fragrant flower updates from Sonoma Horticultural Nursery, Sebastopol CA, Sonoma County. #SonomaHort flower details available on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/sonomahort and Pinterest http://www.pinterest.com/sonomahort

Sonoma County Blossom Trail - Sonoma Horticultural Nursery, May 2014

Sonoma County Blossom Trail – Sonoma Horticultural Nursery, May 2014


Sonoma County Blossom Trail - Sonoma Horticultural Nursery, April 2014

Sonoma County Blossom Trail – Sonoma Horticultural Nursery, April 2014


Sonoma County Blossom Trail - Sonoma Horticultural Nursery, April 2014

Sonoma County Blossom Trail – Sonoma Horticultural Nursery, April 2014


Sonoma County Blossom Trail - Sonoma Horticultural Nursery, April 2014

Sonoma County Blossom Trail – Sonoma Horticultural Nursery, April 2014


Sonoma County Blossom Trail - Sonoma Horticultural Nursery, March 2014

Sonoma County Blossom Trail – Sonoma Horticultural Nursery, March 2014


Sonoma County Blossom Trail - Sonoma Horticultural Nursery, March 2014

Sonoma County Blossom Trail – Sonoma Horticultural Nursery, March 2014

Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George at the de Young Fine Arts Museum – San Francisco

Great exhibit and there’s still time to visit!
Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George at the de Young Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco, CA. February 15–May 11, 2014
http://deyoung.famsf.org/press-room/modern-nature-georgia-o-keeffe-and-lake-george

Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George - de Young Fine Arts Museum

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Petunias – Georgia O’Keeffe, 1920, de Young Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Lake George [formerly Reflection Seascape] – Georgia O’Keeffe, 1922. de Young San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Autumn Leaves, Georgia O’Keeffe, 1924. Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio: Museum
Apple Family – 2, Georgia O’Keeffe, 1920 Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe NM
Lake George with White Birch – Georgia O’Keeffe, Private collection.
Lake George – Georgia O’Keeffe,1922 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Lake George Barns – Georgia O’Keeffe, 1926 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis MN
Jack-in-the-Pulpit No. 2 – Georgia O’Keeffe. 1930. National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Starlight Night, Lake George, 1922. Private Collection
The Chestnut Grey - Georgia O’Keeffe, 1924, Curtis Galleries, Minneapolis, MN
Lake George Early Moonrise - Georgia O’Keeffe, 1930. Legion of Honor San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Brown and Tan Leaves – Georgia O’Keeffe, 1928
Petunia No. 2 - Georgia O’Keeffe, 1924. Georgia O’Keeffe Museum – Burnett Foundation, Santa Fe, NM
Purple Leaves - Georgia O’Keeffe, 1922
Autumn Trees ‘The Maple’ – Georgia O’Keeffe, 1924
Red Barn, Lake George, New York – Georgia O’Keeffe, 1921
Dark Lavender Leaves – Georgia O’Keeffe, 1921

Intimate Impressionism – Legion of Honor, San Francisco

Absolutely spectacular! Intimate Impressionism at the Legion of Honor is a must see. What a collection. Additional paintings (Vuillard & van Gogh) from the museums permanent collection were also brought out of storage and featured in the regular Impressionist room upstairs. Posting a few combined highlights and also added individual close ups to my regular Pinterest Museums & Art board. It’s a beautiful spring afternoon in San Francisco.

Intimate Impressionism, Mar 29 – Aug 3, 2014
70+ Impressionist and Post-Impressionist landscapes, seascapes, still life’s, interiors, and portraits, from the collections of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. This exhibition will illuminate the process of painting directly in nature with Impressionist precursors. Manet, Renoir, Cézanne, Pissarro, Boudin, Sisley, Degas, Gauguin, Morisot, Bonnard, van Gogh and Vuillard.

http://legionofhonor.famsf.org/legion/exhibitions/intimate-impressionism-national-gallery?gclid=CMOal4uRs70CFVKFfgodSjIAig

Intimate Impressionism #1

Intimate Impressionism #1

Intimate Impressionism #2

Intimate Impressionism #2

Intimate Impressionism #3

Intimate Impressionism #3

Intimate Impressionism - Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA

Intimate Impressionism – Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA