Sometimes the abstract beauty of human activity inadvertently recorded is quietly breathtaking. Tape on a metal electrical box and swirls where graffiti have been erased looked like art to me. Unintended art. Serendipitous art.
Another view of the floor of a gallery in Sonoma. This one looks like an antique screen covered in gold leaf--but it's not. Having just seen the big Turner exhibit at the De Young Museum--this looks like a Turner. Indistinct and diffusely luminous.
As so often happens, the floor of an exhibition space caught my eye recently. This is a view of a section of the floor in the main exhibition space at the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, in Sonoma. Serendipitous Art. Look down for art.
Sometimes, between photographing something of interest and posting it here, I forget where it was I made the photograph, what it was that I photographed--an indicator of how abstract these bits of serendipitous art can be. Where was this? What is it? I'm not entirely sure, but I think it was a "found collage"--a window plastered over with stickers and painted. In any case, it looked like art to me.
I rarely go to Napa but had business there yesterday. Walking around the town a bit, I came across a memorial to the victims of the 9/11 attacks. I hadn't know it was there. Poignant, for obvious reasons, but the girders from the destroyed buildings were rather beautiful. Unintended art. Serendipitous art.