Melk Abbey Austria

Another throwback from a 2015 trip. Overlooking the Danube, this was Home to Benedictine monks for around 1000 years. The renovation to the Abbey was funded by the sale of their Gutenberg Bible (sold to Harvard University) and completed in1996. It continues today through tourism and agriculture. Definitely worth visiting for the architecture and amazingContinue reading “Melk Abbey Austria”

Denver Art Museum part two

A few of my favorites from a recent visit to the museum. The first picture was from an animated work. The second is “O’Keefe after Whistler” by David P Bradley and brings two different artists together in a fascinating way. Several others are from the “Animals in Art” exhibit which is dedicated to our never-endingContinue reading “Denver Art Museum part two”

Degas Exhibit at The Denver Art Museum

The architecture of the Hamilton Building is in itself a work of art. Designed by Daniel Libeskind who is well known for edgy, geometrically interesting buildings around the world including The Jewish Museum in Berlin and London Metropolitan University. He is also known for being chosen to oversee the rebuilding of the World Trade CenterContinue reading “Degas Exhibit at The Denver Art Museum”

10 things I saw and learned in NYC

The pigeons are enormous! And in Union Square, you can find the “Pigeon Lady” who sells handmade felt pigeons and rats. Seeing the Statue of Liberty is always meaningful. A good reminder of what truly makes this country great. The 9/11 Memorial places a white rose on the name of those honored when it isContinue reading “10 things I saw and learned in NYC”