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Postby Brad » Thu May 14, 2009 2:01 pm

Big E wrote:
DTO Luv wrote:I was jogging


:shock:


Things Change when you are "In Love"... :;):

You know if you jog 10 miles and then go to Spaghetti Works and get Beer Cheese, Alfredo, Sausage, and Meatballs on you pasta, you jogging was pointless...
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Postby almighty_tuna » Thu May 14, 2009 2:03 pm

Brad wrote:
Big E wrote:
DTO Luv wrote:I was jogging


:shock:


Things Change when you are "In Love"... :;):

You know if you jog 10 miles and then go to Spaghetti Works and get Beer Cheese, Alfredo, Sausage, and Meatballs on you pasta, you jogging was pointless...


I thought that was the point...jog so you can eat what you want...

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Postby Brad » Thu May 14, 2009 2:06 pm

Within reason...
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Postby DTO Luv » Thu May 14, 2009 2:07 pm

Big E wrote:
DTO Luv wrote:I was jogging


:shock:


I mean I was being chased by the police! :) You can actually ask Alfred the next time you see me. He saw me.

Yes "love" is part of it. I really crapped out though during my birthday celebration from April 16th - May 5th.
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Postby nativeomahan » Thu May 14, 2009 6:28 pm

One should never diet on one's birthday, or during your 2 week birthday celebration.  That is just wrong!

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Postby nativeomahan » Sun Jun 07, 2009 1:43 pm

We attended the Grand Opening of the Sculpture Garden today.  The place was very busy.  It is an awesome addition to Omaha's cultural landscape, and something we have been sorely lacking all these years.  

I predict that we will soon be seeing new photos of the garden with the museum, Central H.S. and other nearby buildings in the background.  Come on now, all you photographers.   Let's see you do your thing!

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Postby Brad » Mon Jun 08, 2009 9:58 am

nativeomahan wrote:We attended the Grand Opening of the Sculpture Garden today.  The place was very busy.  It is an awesome addition to Omaha's cultural landscape, and something we have been sorely lacking all these years.  

I predict that we will soon be seeing new photos of the garden with the museum, Central H.S. and other nearby buildings in the background.  Come on now, all you photographers.   Let's see you do your thing!


I wanted to go, but I had a show all weekend.  If I did not have a show, I would have hit that, taste of Omaha, Sand in the City, the zoo, and the Royals game on Saturday....
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Postby Brad » Mon Jun 08, 2009 5:35 pm

That's Awesome!  Great Shots!
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Postby nativeomahan » Tue Jun 09, 2009 9:51 pm

Thanks.  Great work.  It is also cool to photograph it from the Joslyn steps.

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Postby Tornado » Wed Jun 10, 2009 3:09 pm

Very  nice pics, thanks

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Postby Brad » Wed Jun 24, 2009 12:28 am

I parked the car at 10:55 pm, set up the camera, snapped this one pic when a security guard pulled up and said that garden will be closing at 11...  so this is To Be Continued!

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Postby windsor » Fri Jul 17, 2009 3:53 pm

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Postby StreetsOfOmaha » Sat Jul 18, 2009 1:47 pm

The night photo is great! I'm looking forward to more.

Man. While I'm happy they've illuminated Central High School at night, I hate that it's just flooded with light. Some accent lighting would be much more tasteful.
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Postby Brad » Wed Jun 23, 2010 7:59 am

There is a 7 page spread in "Landscape Architect"  www.landscapeonline.com on the Josyln Sculpture Garden with a bunch of photos by Omaha Photographer Tom Kessler.

Here is the cover of the magazine.
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Postby Brad » Wed Aug 25, 2010 8:01 am

I went to the sculpture garden last night about 8 or 8:30 and was very disappointed....  Half of the lights seemed to be burned out and the reflecting pool was almost empty!  Its been on my photo "to do list" for a while, I guess I should have not waited.
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Postby iamjacobm » Wed Apr 10, 2013 3:33 pm

Well, it won't cost much to take a trip to the museum for the next few years.

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Postby Brad » Wed Apr 10, 2013 3:43 pm

iamjacobm wrote:Well, it won't cost much to take a trip to the museum for the next few years.


Wow, that's cool it will be free for the next 3 years.
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Postby Omaha_Gabe » Wed Apr 10, 2013 4:52 pm

Brad wrote:
iamjacobm wrote:Well, it won't cost much to take a trip to the museum for the next few years.


Wow, that's cool it will be free for the next 3 years.


As per the article the Foundation paid for 3 years but the museum stated they will find a way to continue beyond the 3 year prepaid. It's also not 100% free, there will be an admission charge for special touring exhibits and will on donor memberships.

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Postby nativeomahan » Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:59 pm

This is a great gift to the people of Omaha.

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Postby Coyote » Tue May 06, 2014 4:12 pm

Iowa West Foundation aids Joslyn Art Museum's repairs

I haven't heard more about this, but the Joslyn is undergoing $1,000,000 repairs/renovation.
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Postby Coyote » Sun Dec 21, 2014 11:54 pm

Just did Joslyn's In Living Color tour today. So cool to see Warhol's work in town, Marilyn Monroe across from Mao...
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Postby bluecollartechworker » Sat Jan 10, 2015 6:29 pm

I saw this too. Josef Albers was featured with Warhol as well, I think his work was called Homage to the Square. Another artist there was Stella. Not as many pieces as I remember from the Poseidon exhibit last year, which was awesome with the giant trident, but it was worth the $10.
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Postby nativeomahan » Mon Jan 12, 2015 10:17 pm

I enjoyed the show a lot.

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Postby iamjacobm » Fri Jan 30, 2015 12:36 pm

Kiewit posted two awesome pictures on their facebook.

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Postby iamjacobm » Wed Jun 15, 2016 4:55 pm

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160615006402/en/ConAgra-Donate-Expansive-Currier-Ives-Collection-Omahas

ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) announced today that it plans to donate its corporate collection of nearly 600 original Currier & Ives prints to the Joslyn Art Museum, in Omaha, Nebraska. The prints represent a remarkably expansive pictorial documentation of the post-Civil War republic before the widespread use of photography.

“We’re excited to present ConAgra’s rare Currier & Ives collection to Omaha’s Joslyn Art Museum so that the entire community and visitors from all over the world can enjoy these historic works,” said Sean Connolly, president and chief executive officer, ConAgra Foods. “There is no better home for this artwork where it will be properly cared for and maintained in a professional, sustainable manner.”

Connolly added, “This donation is just one of the ways that we will continue to support the Omaha community, home to more than 2,100 of our valued employees.”

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Postby Brad » Wed Jun 15, 2016 8:52 pm

That's interesting. I didn't know ConAgra had an art collection.
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Postby bigredmed » Wed Jun 15, 2016 9:44 pm

Brad wrote:That's interesting. I didn't know ConAgra had an art collection.

They bought Beatrice Foods. They were inventorying a factory and in a storage space were dozens of Currier and Ives originals bought when they were new and then stored away after their marketing role ended. They were forgotten. Luckily they survived without conservation all these years.

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Postby Professor Woland » Sat Jul 02, 2016 11:41 pm

There is some potentially enormous news for the museum. Apparently they are going to acquire 50 works from the Phillip G. Schrager collection. Depending on which works they are, the importance of this gift could be difficult to overstate. If the gift includes the works by Rothko and de Kooning and Mangold, this would be bigger than the reattribution of the Rembrandt painting. The status of the Joslyn's collection would skyrocket. Whatever the gift includes, it will greatly improve the quality of the modern and contemporary art collection, but the addition of those works would be major news internationally among art enthusiasts.

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Postby ricko » Sun Jul 03, 2016 12:25 am

Professor Woland wrote:There is some potentially enormous news for the museum. Apparently they are going to acquire 50 works from the Phillip G. Schrager collection. Depending on which works they are, the importance of this gift could be difficult to overstate. If the gift includes the works by Rothko and de Kooning and Mangold, this would be bigger than the reattribution of the Rembrandt painting. The status of the Joslyn's collection would skyrocket. Whatever the gift includes, it will greatly improve the quality of the modern and contemporary art collection, but the addition of those works would be major news internationally among art enthusiasts.


This is a huge deal. After Schrager died, I'd read an article somewhere about the collection being auctioned off by his survivors. The Schrager Collection is one of the largest privately held collections of mid-and late 20th Century art (mostly paintings) in the U.S.. Glad to hear at least some of it is staying in Omaha. To give you some idea of it's value, Mark Rothko's paintings have sold at auction for as much as $186,000,000 (that's "million").

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Postby daveoma » Sun Jul 03, 2016 8:11 pm

Awesome news! Keep us up to date!

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Postby Coyote » Mon Jul 04, 2016 12:35 pm

Joslyn in line to obtain 50 works from late Omahan’s collection

Andrea Kszystyniak / World-Herald staff writer wrote:Harley Schrager, Phillip Schrager’s brother, said many pieces in the collection came from New York artists whom his brother met personally and purchased work from directly. A good many of the works he collected are by very well-known contemporary artists, Schrager said.

“The collection has spanned a period of time when contemporary art really started coming into its own in terms of marketability and value of paintings and sculptures and other works of art,” Schrager said.

The private collection features work by Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning and Robert Mangold, according to World-Herald archives. Some of his collection has been on view sporadically at 4405 S. 96th St.
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