It’s All in How You See It

Day 4 in New York

It was my last full day to sight see. Lain and I went to  the New Museum. Most of the exhibits there I didn’t get. But I did love the unbelievably colorful bird sculptures there that were created by Nathalie Djurberg. There were eighty sculptures total. I didn’t take any photos because I never know how museums feel about that sort of thing and there were no rules posted to guide me. I know… way too cautious.

But the real art was found when I visited my sons world, his home world. Not a place I exactly fit in. No, more of a place where a mother could worry, and yet I saw…

Line and angles

Shadow and light


Close up, blurred through a window
And far away, viewed through a crack


Color and monotone
An illusion of modern and aged


A view that you can see as ugly
Or colorful


You can see a blessing
Or a blight


It’s up to you

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2 Comments

  1. Yep, it’s truly in the eye of the beholder.

    I look at the young talent who use a spray can as there graffiti and am awe of the art they create with it.

    Oh, if only they could channel that in a positive way I’m sure lives would change.

    I’m so happy you got to make this trip and had a great visit with your son.

    God bless and have a terrific day sweetie!!! :o)

  2. Wonderful post! Life is all about how we see things. You’ve turned what is often considered to be a blight into beauty. Well done!

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