Art Gallery and Byward Market

Paper Papier Business CardKate and I went for a nice walk around the city. We stopped in at Perfect Books to buy some poems by Colin Vincent (brother to Andrew) and also ended up getting some Celtic rubber stamps. The lady there told use we could get cool inks at a new shop, Paper-Papier. Well, new at that location -- looks like they have been here since 1982.

NAG ReceiptsNext we were off to the National Art Gallery. We saw the exhibition called "The Art of Watteau, Chardin, Fragonard". Plus some Dutch and Flemish Drawings. That's my Friend of the Gallery card -- Kate got us a family membership for this year, and we've made good use of it.

Also, I asked about the photos I saw last time, of industrial landscapes and the shipbreaking. They are by Edward Burtynsky. The gift shop didn't have any art cards left, just a giant/expensive catalog book. That link has some good images, though, plus some more here. Turns out it was not Port Blair as I was thinking -- it's Chittagong, Bangladesh.