Month: February 2017

Behind the Scenes: Art & Music at Harvard

Ancient Pigments Thursday after work I was in the conservation labs of the Harvard Art Museum.  The director, Narayan Khandekar,  was discussing the Forbes legendary collection of pigment examples used throughout history. Essentially a chemist who loves art, Narayan devotes large amounts of time to scientifically analyzing pigments.  He compares his work to that of… Read more »

Winter Lyricism

Generally I think of winter as stark and colorless.  Yet in February before the snowfall I took a walk through Lincoln. The vistas were teaming with evidence of life and I was fascinated by the textures.  Long ago pastures, now secluded, seem primordial.             The day was dreary, cold & overcast.  Nevertheless I was surprised by all… Read more »