Saturday, November 29, 2008
RANDOM PYR LYSNE POST
i have pyr in my permanent searches on ebay and finally found something. but a book on craft in WI from the 70's. a chapter on pyr tho. even some old carts he did before the depression. the chest was his father's and he restored it. i gotta check out the stoughton museum. see actual pyr stuff.
RANDOM E BRITANNICA POST
CRACOW/KRACOV/KRAKAU- a city of crownland of galacia, austria, the capital anciently of poland, + more 'recently' of a small polish republic w/ bordered on prussian, austrian, russian dominions, takes its name from polish prince Krak of krakus from about 700. taken in 1039 by bohemians, 1241 by the mongols, swedes in 1655 + 1702, + russia in 1768. capital of poland 1320-1609 when moved to warsaw, but polish kings crowned there til 1764. napoleon blah blah-went to austria in treaty.
CRANACH, LUCAS 1472-1553- german painter. woodcuts too. reformer + many religious works. a lost canvas had hares catching + roasting men(dang, i woulda liked to see that). portraits too. 3 sons artists. john lucas, hans, + lucas-1515-1585
Friday, November 28, 2008
RANDOM ARCHITECTURE POST
i do hope the bastards who did this did not kill this treasure. i ignore the people and just saw the building. thank god it is brick. sucky humans REALLY SUCK. but then, i never would have seen this building up close.
RANDOM MADISON TOUR POST
pics from my madison drive to drop off my art. the interior shots are the little gallery right by the capital building. and random buildings, etc.
how often do you see barns on a campus? those barns are college barns.