A New Studio Wasn’t Built in a Day

I’m feeling that what started on September 1, 2019 as a huge empty space has quickly shrunk in size! In early September, a crane truck took two loads of heavy raw stone and my equipment from storage to the studio and I’ve been ferrying smaller items in my truck each time […]

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The Burghers of Calais…In Calais

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Auguste Rodin is a sculptor whose work I’ve long admired, so it was moving for me to witness his sculpture, “The Burghers of Calais” while Michelle and I visited the city.  I’ve always wanted to see this edition of the sculpture, so […]

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Binkley Visits Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain

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I have always wanted to visit the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum, Spain and I finally realized this goal with a visit on February 10, 2019. I have read about the architecture of the Museum and seen a few photographs of it, but I was startled […]

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Binkley Visits Museo di Gigi Guadagnucci

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How have I not heard of the incredible sculptor, Gigi Guadagnucci before? Nicolas Bertoux suggested we visit the only museum in Versilia dedicated to a single artist at Villa della Rinchiostra, owned by the Malaspina family, in Massa, Italy. Guadagnucci was a good […]

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