Blanketing the City

Jane Jacobs wrote, “Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.” That was the thought that came to mind … Continue reading Blanketing the City

The Galleria dell’Accademia & The Statue of David

Today, in 1584, Michelangelo‘s Statue of David was unveiled in Florence. Florence 2004, the Budd family travelled to Italy. The timing was serendipitous. The Statue of David restoration had just … Continue reading The Galleria dell’Accademia & The Statue of David

Walter Anderson Museum of Art

“Our mission is to empower lifelong curiosity and connection to the natural world through the art of Walter Anderson and kindred artists.The Walter Anderson Museum of Art inspires discovery, imagination, … Continue reading Walter Anderson Museum of Art

Kaffe Fassett – 50 Years in Colour at Aberdeen Art Gallery

The Aberdeen has a newly refurbished Art Gallery.  How do I know?  Well that is a good question and one that a blogger friend and brilliant photographer, Scott K Marshall … Continue reading Kaffe Fassett – 50 Years in Colour at Aberdeen Art Gallery

The Art of Remembering Portraits of Persistence

“All photographs are memento mori. To take a photograph is to participate in another person’s (or thing’s) mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all … Continue reading The Art of Remembering Portraits of Persistence

Emily Mary Osborn – Nameless and Friendless

“The rich man’s wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the poor is their poverty.” Proverbs 10:15 Emily Mary Osborn added this Biblical quote to her famous painting, “Nameless … Continue reading Emily Mary Osborn – Nameless and Friendless

Cleveland Museum of Art – Open Access

We live in a world that offers seemingly unlimited access to what was previously only available to the select view.  Times are changing. In January, Cleveland Museum of Art threw … Continue reading Cleveland Museum of Art – Open Access