Sunday, August 23, 2020

RELIGIOUS ART | NEWS OF WEEK -- Collecting New Harmony Artists

Gregory Disney-Britton holds a new Marsha Bailey's "The Temple" while standing in front of the Harmonist Labyrinth in New Harmony, Indiana.
Simple pleasures are the utopian moments we have right now, but what about memorializing them with art? For Ernest's birthday, we headed to New Harmony, IN, an 800-person historic town with five art galleries, 12 works of public art, and 25 original buildings. Founded in 1814 by the religious group called Harmonists, the town designed to be a utopia. Yesterday, we purchased a watercolor by local artist Marsha Bailey that captures the iconic Harmonist Labyrinth for meditation. Memorializing simple pleasures makes New Harmony artists our tip of the week.

"The Temple" by Marsha Bailey, New Harmony, IN; Mixed Media; Purchased for $250 on August 22, 2020 at the Hoosier Salon Gallery in New Harmony, IN

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Ernest Disney-Britton's Birthday Parade during Friday, August 21 Rush Hour 
Gregory Disney-Britton stands next to the marker for the Harmonist Labyrinth during Ernest's birthday weekend in New Harmony, Indiana.
Marsha Bailey's "The Temple" as displayed in the Hoosier Salon Gallery in the historic downtown of New Harmony, IN