M.Leddy + museum   25

Folk facade
A study for the facade of the Museum of American Folk Art.
art  design  museum 
may 2017 by M.Leddy
Dickinson at the Morgan
I’m Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson.
EmilyDickinson  museum  poetry 
january 2017 by M.Leddy
Heads up
Whoever designed the posters and their sequence must have put much thought into — and taken much pleasure from — the work.
art  design  museum 
november 2016 by M.Leddy
Goodbye, “M”
First the Metropolitan Museum of Art ended the use of the “M” admission button, and now it’s doing away with the “M” altogether, a beautiful and art-historical “M.”
design  museum 
february 2016 by M.Leddy
At the Museum of the City of New York
After just two visits, the Museum of the City of New York, or the City Museum, has become one of our household’s favorite museums.
museum  NewYorkCity 
december 2015 by M.Leddy
Museo Faggiano
I am relieved that our plumber did not unearth centuries of Italian history when he replaced a pipe in our bathroom last fall.
antiquity  museum 
april 2015 by M.Leddy
Artwork labels
At Oscar’s Portrait, an exhibition of artwork labels.
art  cartoons  museum 
february 2015 by M.Leddy
Recently updated
The American Folk Art Museum will be demolished after all.
art  impermanence  museum 
january 2014 by M.Leddy
M was for Metropolitan
On Monday, July 1, the Met ends the use of metal admission buttons.
art  museum  NewYorkCity 
june 2013 by M.Leddy
Recently updated
The American Folk Art Museum, reprieved?
art  impermanence  museum 
may 2013 by M.Leddy
Farewell, 45 West 53rd
“I am reminded of what I have seen in my old Brooklyn neighborhood and my old New Jersey suburb: houses purchased and destroyed so that new owners can build whatever. Intelligent use: not.”
art  impermanence  museum 
april 2013 by M.Leddy
On joining a museum
“We live at a great distance, and we visit just a few times a year. But as a helpful fellow at the ticket counter pointed out yesterday, just two visits a year would recoup the cost.”
march 2013 by M.Leddy
Treasures of the Bodleian
An online exhibit, an excellent rabbit-hole.
art  literature  museum  music 
october 2011 by M.Leddy
“If he hadn’t smoked cigarettes, he would have lived a lot longer.”
art  museum  overheard  smoking 
october 2011 by M.Leddy
Weegee the Famous in Indianapolis
An exhibit of recently discovered photographs
museum  photography 
may 2010 by M.Leddy
Casinos, museums, and parks
Lumped together in an amendment to the stimulus bill
culture  museum  politics 
february 2009 by M.Leddy
Picturing the Museum
Photograph from the American Museum of Natural History, kids looking at the Great Canoe
museum  childhood  photography 
july 2008 by M.Leddy
The Baseball Reliquary
A museum of baseball relics -- Babe Ruth's cigar, Dock Ellis' curlers, and so on.
baseball  museum 
july 2008 by M.Leddy
Looking at Lincoln
The Lincoln Museum in Springfield, IL
culture  museum 
may 2008 by M.Leddy

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