In Rome

Looking Back On Rome

As a Visiting Scholar at the American Academy in Rome my research took an interesting turn. Since I spent most every day in my room for 6 weeks thinking about Lee Krasner and my relationship with her, it became clear that we were very much alike. Her family didn’t really encourage her to become an […]

2017-07-29T13:11:54+00:00 Categories: In Rome, Uncategorized|

Visiting Venice And Florence

I’m in Venice at the Biennale Arte. Yesterday we went to the Arsenale – the best part of this huge exhibition. Michelle Stuart is included with a wonderful selection of her work. Michelle has lived for years in Amagansett in the summers. I have always found her work fascinating- references  our human

2017-06-19T20:45:20+00:00 Categories: In Rome|

Week Three: The American Academy In Rome

My husband Gary has arrived in Rome!

Here I am with Iris Smyles (Guild Hall Visiting Artist, 2016) at Fred Tuten lecture in Rome.
Iris, lovely as ever, traveling around the world but promises she’ll be back in East Hampton in August. Fred says he’ll be […]

2017-07-14T19:32:08+00:00 Categories: In Rome|

Week Two: The American Academy in Rome

This evening we we to the beautiful Villa Auriela (pictures below) on the top of the hill where the Academy is located. It has magnificent gardens and beautiful vistas of the city and is owned by the -American Academy. Charles Ray the California artist was here to speak. His sculpture exhibition opens tomorrow. Also had […]

2017-05-28T22:57:07+00:00 Categories: In Rome, Uncategorized|

Week One: The American Academy in Rome

What a wonderful week this has been since arriving in Rome. I’ve been taking lots of pictures and here are just a few:
Left: The front door at the American Academy in Rome. This is a glorious building by McKim Meade and White. Half of it houses Fellows, like myself, and half  a huge library-one  of the […]

2017-05-16T22:51:38+00:00 Categories: In Rome|