Tag: Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Portal: Eugène Delacroix’s “The Women of Algiers in their Apartment” (1834)

Posted January 7th, 2019
The Portal: Eugène Delacroix’s “The Women of Algiers in their Apartment” (1834)

The painting on that wall in the Tisch Galleries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art would not let me move on. Only a couple of years ago, My Dear One and I had wandered the maze of discontinuous hallways and Escher-like stairs that constitute today’s Louvre Museum to find the Delacroix’s and Théodore Géricault’s Raft…

Happy Birthday to Me!

Posted January 9th, 2012
Happy Birthday to Me!

January 5th is the best day to have a birthday and there seemed to be no shortage of warm wishes from the cosmos. 2012 is, I hope, an auspicious moment to enter, along with the Today Show, a seventh decade. My Dear One devised the perfect plan: leave the car in Wilmington and take the…