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FLY WITH ME

Welcome to the words flying from my keyboard, I hope you can hang around!

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts” said Marcus Aurelius, a Roman emperor and philosopher.

So, please swing by About or the Archive List category for a full birds-eye view of my thoughts as they take wing in a flurry of words and flutter down onto the page.

Alternatively, you can strut through my New Posts with the most recent perched at the top of the list.  For specific posts, I have a Search box.

Such flights of fancy; a more down-to-earth viewpoint is landing now … read on …

 Gretchen Bernet-Ward

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Snowman GOMA Brisbane © Gretchen Bernet-Ward 2022

Snowman in the GOMA garden—

TEXT FROM QAGOMA   ●   4 NOV 2021

Defined by warm weather for most of the year, sun seekers flock to Brisbane to enjoy the Queensland capital’s subtropical climate, perfect weather to enjoy the great outdoors. Therefore, you wouldn’t expect to see a snowman on your travels, or would you? Far from its European ancestry, its new home is now the Queensland Art Gallery’s sculpture courtyard.

The life-sized snowman by leading contemporary artists and collaborators Peter Fischli and David Weiss might be an unexpected sight in Brisbane, however we anticipate the sculpture will become a much-loved citizen and visitor favourite. One of only four sculptures ever created, it places Brisbane in an exclusive club with the likes of MoMA, New York and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Read more, see more—

https://blog.qagoma.qld.gov.au/peter-fischli-and-david-weiss-snowman-makes-brisbane-its-home/


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