|"DESPRENDIMIENTO" ("DETACHMENT"), 1995, BY NACHO CRIADO.|
A MAGICAL ASSEMBLAGE OF GLASS, MIRRORS, CERAMICS, AND METAL.
HIS VARIED WORKS WERE ALL OVER THE GROUNDS AND GALLERIES.
The first special exhibit we saw included some fascinating drawings and some terra cotta sculptures that complemented them. They were intriguing, even more so when I learned the works were created by identical twin brothers.
|LA INTIMIDAD" ("INTIMACY"), 2002, BY BROTHERS MIGUEL PABLO AND MANUEL PEDRO ROSADO.|
|I SUPPOSE THIS IS A "SELVES" PORTRAIT.|
|A MID-CENTURY ORIGINAL, BY THE DOWAGER DUCHESS OF BROOKLYN (AND THE ROYAL CONSORT).|
WHERE DO THE LITTLE ARCHWAY AND LITTLE STAIRS LEAD? WHO'S LOCKED IN?
|ADELA AND ALBERTO ENTERING THE EXHIBIT.|
|"ONDAS" ("WAVES"), 2006–2007, DANIEL PALACIOS.|
ADELA BECOMES ONE WITH THE ART.
|ADELA. CLICK THE IMAGE TO ENLARGE.|
|BROTHER AND SISTER. CLICK TO ENLARGE.|
It wasn't easy to leave, but after two hours, we were all hungry. So we headed back across the bridge on a rare, cloudy and foggy afternoon.
|THE WALK HOME IN THE FOG.|
BELIEVE IT OR NOT, THERE ARE THREE HUGE CONSTRUCTION CRANES ATOP THAT TOWER.
After all that high-brow stimulation, I passed a shop window and saw a piece of art that I might not be able to live without. Several of these brilliant "works" might even be required. Whether or not it's art, it did make me smile. Although it's no Michelangelo. (I don't really intend to buy one.)