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Archive: June 2013 (2 Posts)

Smiling woman dressed in outdoor winter clothes holds a large, old-style camera

Whistler’s Butterfly

Posted by: Jeff Bridgers

Some people contend that great art is distinguished in the attention the artist¬†paid to the most minute details. ¬†Artist James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) may be a good case in point in that he even turned his creative energy to the way in which he signed his work. H. Barbara Weinberg of the Department of American …

Smiling woman dressed in outdoor winter clothes holds a large, old-style camera

Caught Our Eyes: Field Day

Posted by: Jeff Bridgers

My two kids participated in an annual end-of-the-school-year event earlier this week: Field Day. My memories of field days consist of contests such as the water balloon toss or varieties of races including the sack race or the three-legged race. In this Russell Lee photograph above, the young fellow, looking for all the world like …