Autumn Leaves Yet to Fall

Spent an excellent day at the excellent DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park with excellent friends. I arrived early, at least in part due to the end of daylight saving time, and I wandered the grounds, taking photos of the fall foliage, mostly looking straight up using the bluest of skies as a backdrop.

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The sparser ones make me think of Van Gogh's Almond Branches or Andy Brilliant's snow haiku (they're not on his portfolio site, a terrible omission), but I soon fell in love with richer colors and fuller, almost cartographic forms like these:



More photos - unedited, uncropped, unprocessed - in my flickr.

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  1. Glad you got a day off! We drove back from Woodstock. This is my fav so far - I like the layers and stages. I also like the ones that come in from the side or the top. Have you seen this work or blog? I think you'd like.
  2. [...] I seldom do. The show is still up and I suggest you get over there and have a look right away.  The sculpture garden is exceptionally beautiful in fall, [...]
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