Monday, January 28, 2013
in full bloom.
Then unexpectedly there was a major piece using recycled pressed tin and mirror by Ghanaian artist El Anatsui. (below, partially hidden by the juniper, 'Broken Bridge II).
Brooklyn Museum of Art from Feb. 8-Aug. 4, 2013.
If you're tired of looking at plants and art, try the ever popular New York sport of people watching.
What is the fascination of looking down on 10th Avenue?
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Before too long, maybe another week, I expect some bloom, maybe like this.
Cut any shrub or tree to force that blooms before leafing, like quince, forsythia, apple, cherry or crab. Do it now to help you last through the rest of the winter. And don't forget to change the water every few days.
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Coming soon to a town near you (if you live near Boston):
Ellen Spector Platt, Feb.9, 2pm at the Andover bookstore, Andover MA, a free collage lesson and demo to promote her book, Artful Collage from Found Objects. To learn more...
(pictured above, 'The 7 Train', photo collage from the 5Pointz area of Queens)
where we'll both be speaking. Photos above and below from recent shows.
For Ellen Zachos on March 5th it's Backyard Foraging: 65 Familiar Plants You Didn't Know You Could Eat.
For Ellen Spector Platt on March 6th it's Adventures in Garden Collage.
Friday, January 4, 2013
But someone couldn't resist putting cheap red velvet bows on the window wreaths at this address, and I took the pics but can't bear to show them.