I was in Southern California last week dropping my daughter off at college and made a trip to the botanical gardens that are just north of Foothill Boulevard on College avenue. Technically it is called Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens, and hosts a great collection of native plants. It was a sunny (but hot! - 100° +) and perfect for some Infrared shots. I like the results.
I was fortunate to see the Infinity Mirrors installation by Yayoi Kusama at SAM late last month. Tickets are a bit difficult to come by, even for a SAM member! They are still available in person at the museum, you just have to go there before they open and wait in line. Typically you can get the time spot that you want.
Near the entrance of the exhibit are more traditional paintings and sculptures.
I ventured to the Allen Family's Pivot gallery for the first time which happened to be on my birthday.
I've been kind of curious as to what the Allen Family Foundation owns. I recently saw the landscape exhibition at the SAM and saw a little bit more there. Here I am standing in front of a pair of Frank Stella paintings, probably from the early 1960's.
The Title of the exhibit is simply, Color & Pattern. A nice example of a Rothko I think titled Yellow ov...