While it was the well-reviewed “Abstract Expressionism” exhibit that lured me to the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) recently, it was the “Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography” that actually captivated me. A favorite:

Sunday New York Times by Tina Barney

 And, my takeaway from the Abstract Expressionism exhibit, a quote by artist Mark Rothko:

The progression of a painter’s work, as it travels in time from point to point, will be toward clarity: toward the elimination of all obstacles between the painter and the idea and between the idea and the observer.