Just got the exciting news from the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum (currently showing the Birds in Art exhibit) that Taliesin Goose is going on the National Tour! Here’s the letter: Continue reading
More pics from Manhattan on day 2 of our stay…. Click on most images to enlarge:
Wed, Nov. 2, 2011
The Flower District
To the Brooklyn Bridge!
(a walking tour)
Back to Shore (South Street Seaport)
What an amazing place! I’ve never been before. When I found out my woodcut carcasses got into IPCNY’s New Prints/Autumn 2011 exhibit (see Press Release), decided it would be a great opportunity to see this city, take a leather bookbinding class at The Center for Book Arts, go to the opening to see my installation, and try to see as much of the city (Manhattan) as possible. It wouldn’t have been possible without my friend Alicia enthusiastically agreeing to be my guide and help teach me how to get around the city. She found a room in an apt. on the lower east side, and every morning we head out walking and taking the subway to my class in Chelsea. Then, while I take the class, she heads out to see her list of things to do. At 3 Alicia picks me up and off we go to see the city. Mostly on foot, but subway too, especially by nighttime…
So here’s a visual diary of Day 1 in the Big Apple (click any photo to enlarge somewhat):
Day 1, Nov. 1, 2011:
We leave our apartment around 7:30am, and walk down the street…
…to The Doughnut Plant!
My favorite part of Chinatown are the storefront or outdoor markets. Here’s some pics:
And we ended the night at Katz’s Deli (in the ‘When Harry Met Sally’ movie). Great visuals and the best reuben ever….