Frank Gaydos on sat 9 oct 04
Our Art Dept. went on a trip to visit Washington DC last week and it was =
Went to the brand new National Museum of the American Indian, =
(http://www.nmai.si.edu/). The building is great, replete with =
waterfall, wetlands and pots from BC to AD.
The Sackler and Freer Museum for Asian =
Now, if you never visited the Sackler, it is worth the trip just to =
experience the building. It is four stories down, along with it's sister =
museum, the African Museum(http://www.nmafa.si.edu/) and both are =
linked below ground to the Freer.
Saw a wonderful exhibit on Spanish Islamic Art at the Freer =
But, the best exhibit of all was in the East Building of the National =
Gallery of Art called:=20
'Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum '
Lots of tile work and pottery. Boy, can they make tile. Whew!
Examples from 1262 with luster glaze!
Now, back to soaking my feet. :>)
Garlic is to food what insanity is to art.