July 7, 2011

Guitar Hero

There's always a lure to get me to the Met in NYC but with "Guitar Hero" in the exhibit title, everyone here wanted to go!  We made it the day before the show closed so the museum was packed (on a holiday weekend who knew everyone would be in an art museum??).  We were treated to 400 year old ebony and ivory inlaid guitars, exquisitely carved guitars and elegant arch body guitars.  Of course, what's a guitar show without mentioning Paul Simon?

BTW:  these guitars were all created by Italian luthiers!!












Guitar made by James D'Aquisto for Paul Simon
My favorite guitar hero and luthier:  Steve with Sarah.
Check out Steve and the Three Wheeled Fonk Cirkis this summer on tour: