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May 2015:  What a time in NYC!!  Great trip to the neighbouring city for my group show and also, the endless art galleries there!  The familiarity makes things more endearing, Central Park is more pleasing, the streets friendlier.. May is not yet hot although still busy, the flows of yellow cabs are so unending! What different was the deafening noise: I had my earplugs on almost 24 hrs.  Tourists flooded every major corners and streets.   I spent a few hours admiring a small portion of the MET and another afternoon reserved for the Frick;  disappointed the beautiful “Countess d’Haussonville” (Ingres) was temporary absent along with most Goyas in the back section. For artists, we cannot have enough of this city!  The group show opening was well organised, upbeat with full attendance.   I regret not having enough time to visit the new Whitney museum nearby but next time soon!  what most wonderful was to see Rockefeller’s collection of Asmat totem poles.  It was perfect for a course I am taking, for the kind and brilliant professor of the course (that’s you Mark!)  .  It was such a juxtapose to view the works.  At once it is a privilege as we […]
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