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Moonlit Mood

May 17, 2011

Lee Boroson. Sketch for Lunar Bower, 2011.

In honor of tonight’s full moon, a preview of the next Intersections project, opening May 26. Lee Boroson’s Lunar Bower responds to moonscapes in the permanent collection. It is made of silk and felt and will suspend (illuminated) from the ceiling of the cafe.

Albert Pinkham Ryder. Moonlit Cove, early to mid- 1880s. Oil on canvas; 14 1/8 x 17 1/8 in. The Phillips Collection

Arthur G. Dove. Me and the Moon, 1937. Wax emulsion on canvas; 18 x 26 in. The Phillips Collection

William Scharf. Grey Moon, 1991. Acrylic on board; 11 3/4 x 14 7/8 in. The Phillips Collection

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  1. Beth permalink
    May 17, 2011 11:30 pm

    Thanks for bringing these to light and for reminding me to look in the sky and admire the moon, much like these artists must have when they made these works.

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