Weekly Photo Challenge:  Rare (2)-Architecture Without Architects:  Santorini, a Greek Island
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Weekly Photo Challenge: Rare (2)-Architecture Without Architects: Santorini, a Greek Island

  This post is my second response to Weekly Photo Challenge: Rare.  Please also see my first response: Weekly Photo Challenge: Rare –Architecture Without Architects: Telč, a City in Czech Republic, and my very old posts in another earlier Blog Exploring Turkey and Greece – Santorini. The four colorful pictures posted here were taken by my friend Link … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge:  Rare –Architecture Without Architects: Telč, a City in Czech Republic
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Weekly Photo Challenge: Rare –Architecture Without Architects: Telč, a City in Czech Republic

This post is in response to Weekly Photo Challenge: Rare I just bought a book named   ” Architecture Without Architects.” By Bernard Rudofsky, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1965.   It is a very good book, providing a backdrop in understanding about Vernacular Architecture.   It is easy-to-read with lots of B&W pictures.  This book … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Pure
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Weekly Photo Challenge: Pure

  This post is in response to the  Weekly Photo Challenge: Pure The SFMOMA has just reopened after three years of renovation.  As a member of SFMOMA for many years,  I am very excited of its new look and expansion. Due to work, I was only able to visit the museum twice on Thursday nights.  Both visits were … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge:  Cover Art (1): Santorini, to dream, to relax and explore.
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Weekly Photo Challenge: Cover Art (1): Santorini, to dream, to relax and explore.

This is in response to this Week’s Photo Challenge:  http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/cover-art/.  There are so many choices in my mind!  This is one of the pictures that came to my mind immediately:  The cute island Santorini, in Greece.   I did visit this beautiful island with family and friends, and published a book named Turkey and Greece Delights, … Continue reading

My Spain Trip #3:  Travel Theme Part IV – Market – Segovia.  My picture framed for sale??
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My Spain Trip #3: Travel Theme Part IV – Market – Segovia. My picture framed for sale??

I was inspired by my blogger friend Michael Lai’s recent post on Dor Dor’s picture in the art gallery.  How can I do something similar with just my iPad since I am still traveling?  Well, here ‘s the result! My picture of the big flower sculpture “Puppy” by Jeff Koons, taken at the Guggenheim Museum … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Extra, Extra
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Weekly Photo Challenge: Extra, Extra

In response to the Weekly Photo Challenge:  Extra, Extra,  here are the two pictures I chose for the entries, The first picture was taken in front of the de young Museum in San Francisco.   A  young lady was walking towards the entrance of the museum. The poster is big, but she is small. The … Continue reading