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The Goldfinch

GOLDFINCHImage 2If you are a fan of Donna Tartt‘s book, “The Goldfinch,” it’s pretty fun to go see the painting that is the star of that novel, up close and personal at The Frick Collection in NYC. It’s only there for a couple more weeks…

1. Everybody in the book store (including me) is buying postcards (pictured here) for their book club.

2. Tip: don’t check your coat. It’ll take you longer to retrieve it that it did for you to tour the galleries.

3. The exhibit (fifteen paintings by Dutch masters) also features that other picture, you know, the Vermeer with the girl and the pearl, plus a couple Rembrandts and so on. But, as I was immersed in Tartt-land at the time, I was all about that bird…

4. I (emoticon) NYC.

The Frick Collection
1 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021


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