Paintings, Drawings and Photographs by Barbara Field (except where noted otherwise.)
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013
If you're keeping track, you'll know I'm a few weeks behind on blogging my Saturday morning paintings. I was going to say I didn't remember when I painted this, but I do. It was the first weekend in February. I know that because the first weekend of every month is free admission at the Autry Museum with a Bank of America card. I sort of feel like I should apologize for having a Bank of America card. I came to Bank of America late in life, having boycotted them for apartheid-era investments in South Africa. I became disappointed with a long succession of other banks, and finally opened the B of A account for the convenience of transferring money to my son in college. I haven't been really disappointed by Bank of America so far. And the free museum admission is kind of a cool perk. I also feel like I should apologize for visiting and even painting the Autry, since my Friends of the Southwest Museum are organizing a boycott of the Autry. But I didn't pay to get in. But I did, come to think of it, buy a couple of thing in the gift shop. I won't do it again for a while, but it is a super sweet gift shop.
It has even occurred to me to apologize for the painting, since I think it is disappointing in a number of technical ways. I admit there is something I like about it anyway. Must be the mountains. There is a farmer's market here every Saturday, outside the museum, and pretty close to the LA Zoo. I expected it to be a bigger market, but it's still pretty nice. Delicious prepared food and lovely live music totally enhanced my painting experience.