fishing pier – through the morning mist at tufton pond, lake monticello, palmyra, virginia | rod nasbe / photography
fishing pier – ground broken for fishing pier at tufton pond, lake monticello, palmyra, virginia | rod nasbe / architectural photography
library of congress, packard campus, audio-visual conservation, culpeper, virginia | rod nasbe / photography
VMFA is a state-supported, privately endowed educational institution created for the benefit of the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Its purpose is to collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret art, to encourage the study of the arts, and thus to enrich the lives of all.
“The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts proudly announces a landmark exhibition in honor of its 75th anniversary, Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris. VMFA is the only East Coast venue for the exhibition’s seven-city international tour. The exhibition, which will be on view from February 19 through May 15, 2011, is co-organized by the Musée National Picasso, Paris and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Tickets are available now.” source: www.vmfa.museum
Long lines, of course, waiting to get in to see Picasso.
No photos allowed inside the Picasso exhibit.
The sculpture garden features colossal sculptures by master ceramicist Jun Kaneko.
One of his monumental heads – 8.5 feet tall and weighing three tons – reminiscent of figures found on Easter Island.