Category Archives: Fine Arts

Divinity at the Art Museum

Jay was an older man, by my guess in his mid-60s. He was animated and fresh, bound with the youthful curiosity of a student just now discovering the world. I hadn’t come to the Toledo Museum of Art looking for … Continue reading

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the reeds (sculpture)

The reeds sculpture can be found in the middle of the Main Library in downtown Toledo, Ohio. Carved out of red stained glass, the work is located inconspicuously under a small patch of an upper floor that holds a dining … Continue reading

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What the F@ck Is It?: Rothko and Abstract Art

I was recently at the Toledo Art Museum with my always willing mother when we encountered this artifact. We stared at it for a few moments–what my mom was thinking I’ll never know–when it struck me. I exclaimed out loud … Continue reading

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The Work of Werner Pfeiffer

My hometown doesn’t always get a good rap. John Denver once put it succinctly: “There ain’t nothing to do in Toledo on a Saturday night.” Talk about a bummer of a quote. But this isn’t entirely true. Toledo, OH boasts … Continue reading

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