I went to a most enjoyable art exhibition today
"Millet to Matisse" 19th & 20th century French Art from
Kelvingrove Art Gallery in Glasgow.
The people of Glasgow are extraordinarily lucky to have this
art available on a permanent basis.
The exhibit will be in Alb until Jan 2004. Winter and
spring of 2004 in Quebec City, Quebec, Spring and summer in Kalamazoo, Michigan
and then summer and Fall of 2004 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Van Gogh, Monet, Millet, Renoir, Gaugin, Corot and so much
more. Those of you in big towns can smirk at my enthusiasm but it was
great. Reproductions just do not reproduce the original. I've now
seen 4 Van Gogh's and I'm amazed at how different the original is from the
best reproductions. The quality of light in the Boudins brought tears to
my eyes. You can almost hear the peasants talking in Millet's "Going to
If you are within 150 miles of it be sure to go.
To any Scots on the List: Thank you very much.