Posts Tagged ‘PAFA’

Those capital letters in the title aren’t a mistake.  “The Dream Garden” is the name of a Tiffany masterpiece of a Maxfield Parrish masterpiece found in the historic part of Philadelphia.  We were walking along, stopping very often so I could take shots of doors, when my daughter said she thought this was the building that had something in it I’d like.  She was right about both suppositions!  (Not sure why I didn’t think to use the panorama feature on my iPhone, but I didn’t.)

Although this looks like a painting, it’s really a mosaic based on Parrish’s painting and it’s amazingly beautiful.  The mosaic is located in the Curtis Building, former headquarters of The Saturday Evening Post, and is close to Independence Hall, making it easy to visit.

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Su, all the way over in New Zealand, has challenged me to participate in (another) black and white challenge.  I think I’ll take on that challenge, although I won’t be doing it on consecutive days because of other challenges I enjoy.  Here’s a shot from the PAFA print room in Philadelphia.

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On the same day Neil Armstrong died, we launched our second, and last, daughter…not into outer space, (although into a different space), but into art school at PAFA in Philly, the latter a place that will never be confused with outer space because of  the insane amount of traffic! (more…)