Ephemeral beauty | September 24, 2010 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

Palo Alto Weekly

Arts & Entertainment - September 24, 2010

Ephemeral beauty

Artist captures fleeting moments in the life of flora — wilted or fresh

by Rebecca Wallace

This story contains 858 words.

If you are a paid subscriber, check to make sure you have logged in. Otherwise our system cannot recognize you as having full free access to our site.

If you are a paid print subscriber and haven't yet set up an online account, click here to get your online account activated.

Comments

Posted by Deborah Brown-Penrose, a resident of another community
on Sep 24, 2010 at 7:46 am

What a wonderful story about a fabulous artist! Nancy Coleman is amazing. Her work is truly unique. It is layers of color and story and emotion. There is an order to her work which aids us in appreciating the richness of her images and the timelessness of each piece. They are both formal and wild. They are NEW to the world of photography and each is a poem in visual form. Thank you Nancy for sharing your vision.


Posted by Susan Friedman, a resident of another community
on Sep 24, 2010 at 8:28 am

Nancy's work is truly worth taking the time to breath in. See it with someone you love!


Posted by M.C., a resident of another community
on Sep 24, 2010 at 10:30 am

I have one of Nancy Coleman's pieces, "Great Expectations," hanging by my bed. Each morning I look at the vibrant roses and decaying lilies, and am reminded of the thrilling possibility, but also the inevitable passage, of time. Coleman's work can be beautiful and is always arresting, but more than that it serves a purpose-- it makes you think, feel, and observe carefully. For your own sake, GO to this show, and bring your wallet.


Posted by Tim Maloney, a resident of another community
on Sep 24, 2010 at 12:03 pm

We treasure Nancy,her art, her poetry,her family and her sharing of all she loves.


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

 

Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

For the last 23 years, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has given away more than $4 million to local nonprofits serving children and families. When you make a donation, every dollar is automatically doubled, and 100% of the funds go directly to local programs. It’s a great way to ensure your charitable donations are working at home.

DONATE HERE