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Great Glass Pumpkin Patch Event

Great Glass Pumpkin Patch

Great Glass Pumpkin Patch – Original Works in Glass

Photos Courtesy… The Great Glass Pumpkin Patch

16th Annual Exhibition: Patch in the Park!

September 27 – 30, 2011 – Sale: October 1 & 2, 2011

Rinconada Park – 777 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto, CA — Corner of Embarcadero and Newell

The works of more than 30 artists are included in the event to benefit various organizations and the artists.

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Heart of Reeds: Chris Drury Land Art

Heart of Reeds by Chris Drury - Lewes - Photo © Alice Joyce

You can discern the sinuous pattern – a double vortex – of Chris Drury’s Heart of Reeds installation that emerges from the landscape when you stand on the project’s boardwalk, or look upon the artwork from the viewing mound. Drury likens the design to a “cross section through a human heart, reflecting the interconnections between man and environment.” On his web site, Drury includes the Lewes land art project in the category: Growing Works – rather than a Commissioned, Permanent or Temporary Site-Specific Installation, or a Cloud Chamber. You need walk only a few minutes from the center of town to take in the wetland’s sights and sounds, as a break from the gentle hubbub that Lewes offers residents and travelers.

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Marc Nucera .. Tree Sculptor

Galerie Deleuze-Rochetin: 'D'apres Nature'

Should you be traveling in France in the weeks ahead, you may wish to include a visit to Galerie Deleuze-Rochetin À Arpaillargues in your itinerary. D’après Nature is the current exhibition running from 30 July through 17 September, 2011 in this new contemporary art space near Uzes. The show features land artist and tree sculptor, Marc Nucera, along with Martine Lafon and Marcel Robelin.

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