As an artist I could not stop thinking about how I was going to paint Motif Number 1 it was so inspiring. I took tons of pictures. Very picturesque.
This barn like building that dominates the harbor in Rockport has been immortalized by photographers and painters to the point of cliche. But, like all cliches, it is so striking and charming, that you can't help enjoying taking a look at it. The surrounding town is a honky tonk affair, with some nicer restaurants and a few art galleries featuring... More
How do you review a structure , other than to say that it is a classic and a must see! Most painters, during their lives, will paint this area with the lobster pots and the ocean behind it.
Motif #1 is the most painted building in America. - a fishing shack that was originally built in the 1840's (destroyed in a storn in 1978 but faithfully recreated). Rockport's artist colony at the time often used it as a subject of their paintings. Lester Hornby named it motif #1. Finding Nemo director Andrew Stanton honored his hometown of Rockport... More
Loved this iconic harbor, shops and restaurants. We took lots of photos! It was just as we imagined.
The motif makes a beautiful painting, and I myself own one. Going there......eh' it's just another old building. You go, you look, your done. Unless you have some heavy photo deadline for a photography class its a five minute visit. The area surrounding the motif on the other hand is WONDERFUL. The motif sits in the middle of bearskin neck... More
one of most photographed buildings in new england, its a small red building covered in old buoys...out on a pier that sticks out in to Rockport harbor
You must take at let one photo of this quaint New England building covered in bouys during your visit to Rockport! It is reputed to be the most photographed site in the world after all!
If you own or manage Motif Number 1, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.Manage your listing