Do you remember the old TV show In Search Of? You know, the one with Leonard Nimoy aka Dr. Spock, and he was always looking for the Loch Ness Monster or some such? Didn’t it seem like they were always searching but never quite finding exactly what they were looking for? Well, today my friends, I’m going on a little In Search Of mission of my own. But this time, instead of Sasquatch ( who is rumored to have been seen ’round these parts ), I am on a quest for art. Real, live, see-it-in-person and maybe touch it art. Yes, I can sit on the interweb 24/7 and never run out of fantastic art to see online. But, seeing it in person is a completely different experience. Plus, I really need to get out of the house.
You may be thinking, Lesley, come on, you’re living near some of the best art centers in America, yet you have to go out searching for it? Um, yeah. See, though we are living within a 2 hour drive from Seattle, Portland, etc., the little town we are actually living in, Aberdeen, WA is a bit lacking in the culture department. Don’t get me wrong, the surrounding area is gorgeous and there are tons of wonderful old homes to see when we take our nightly walks around the neighborhood, which continually delight me. But despite being the birthplace of visionaries like Robert Motherwell and Kurt Cobain, Aberdeen is seriously deficient art-wise. At least, I haven’t found it yet. Who knows, this may be my lucky day.
PS– Just for fun, here’s a little In Search Of.. Big Foot for you. Enjoy!
PPS– Did you know Dr. Spock was also an accomplished photographer?