What to do on a rain-soaked Sunday? Brunch at the Greenwich GrillGreenwich Tavern (thanks, Anne, for the correction), and the Bruce Museum. The museum has outdone itself with three fabulous exhibits! But hurry, they are closing soon!
Alexander Calder: Printmaker shows a side of the artist that was not known to me – which doesn't mean much – and highly enjoyable. He even illustrated Aesop's Fables! And there were some mobiles also … and campaign posters for Abe Ribikoff, the Senator from Connecticut. An image is shown on the above page.
And as you walk into the lobby (and continue inside the auditorium) you are greeted by the funniest, scariest, and most outrageous cartoons by Charles Addams, he of the "Addams Family": Charles Addams: Cartoonist. What a bland title …
The cartoon show alone is worth a visit.
Alchemy closes January 3, Addams January 24, and Calder January 31.
We do have excellent museums within easy driving range of Stamford (why none here?) such as The Bruce in Greenwich and the Katonah Museum, but the City always beckons. The New York Times has a review of a new exhibit at the Guggenheim: