Washington DC -- Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009
Sackler, American Art & National Portrait Gallery -- Part 1
Smithsonian Castle (in rain)
Iranian mosaic fragment circa 1480
This Indian dagger was made around 1621 A.D. after a large meteor crashed in a nearby location. The blade is stainless steel and the handle is made from the meteorite ore.
Wolfe by Kinstler
Einstein by Westfield
Stein by Davidson
Stella in 1929
It's Another Spring -- Man Ray
Indestructible Object -- Man Ray
Some kind of cool allegory (I forget).
Heather informs me this is Achelous and Hercules (Tenacity & Strength)
by Thomas Hart Benton (Jackson Pollock's teacher).