To start off, each person wrote down one word on a Post-it note. Together we grouped and organized the verbs, nouns, and adjectives and then regrouped them according to their mood. We started with a phrase that conveyed a negative mood and then moved to the more positive words.
Then we added lines based on questions I posed to the group. What does this painting taste like? What does this painting sound like? We discovered it tasted like ‘sweet citrusy sea salt’ and sounded like the percussion triangle (ding, ding, ding, ding!). Our final product posed a perfect end to our poetry tour:
An Ocean View
Lifeless scorching geometric cube.
Refreshing citrusy summer sea salt view with
Vivid triangles: DING DING DING DING!
Margaret Collerd, Public Programs and In-gallery Interpretation Coordinator
You’ll need more than five minutes to take in all there is to see at the Georges Braque exhibition (on view through Sept. 22), but exhibition curator Renée Maurer gets you started with a quick virtual tour in the video below.