When I think of the things I love most about Chicago … People often ask me what I miss most and that’s easy: the people. I have friends from my entire life, schools, jobs, neighbors, organizations, etc. Food comes in second. What I didn’t realize I missed was the architecture. As a few friends mentionedContinue reading “Chicago Architecture”
In early 2020, I first discovered Heather’s amazing art on Twitter as part of #the100dayproject. A mutual friend had retweeted one of them and I became an instant fan. Early on during the shutdown, I would scroll through Heather’s illustrations and feel peaceful. It became both a reward at the end of a long dayContinue reading “Welcome Illustrator Heather Brockman Lee – Giveaway Alert”
Art is everywhere
We recently spent some time visiting New Mexico, which is something I’ve wanted to do since I moved to Colorado. The impact of Covid has taken a toll on many of the smaller towns, but there was still plenty to see. Even Santa Fe had limited days and hours for many attractions, but we stillContinue reading “Folk Art Museum Santa Fe, New Mexico”
If the Van Gough Immersive Experience comes to where you live, I highly recommend it, just a few pictures to give you a taste. I visited the Van Gough Museum in Amsterdam, and this made me return to my photos from that wonderful trip.
The Light Show, an exhibition which examines light and reflection in a variety of ways will be on display through November 2020. I’m only sharing one part of this, the Lucas Samaras Corridor which is basically like being inside a kaleidoscope.
I’ve always loved Impressionism and Monet is a sentimental favorite for me because I have fond memories of a special exhibit that I went to with my mom at the Art Institute of Chicago. Monet traveled extensively so his work includes paintings in London, Amsterdam, Norway, the French and Italian Riviera on the Mediterranean, Normandy,Continue reading “Denver Art Museum Part 2 – Monet Exhibit”
From the museum website: Jonathan Saiz’s installation #WhatisUtopia is comprised of a column covered with 10,000 tiny drawings, paintings, and sculptures. By definition, utopia is “an imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for its citizens.” The artist employs social media to spark conversation and document responses about our abilityContinue reading “Denver Art Museum Part 1 – Jonathan Saiz”
Reflecting Light by Sam Phillips “Looking through the night And the moon’s never seen me before But I’m reflecting light” Nine days to the 50th Apollo anniversary! 🚀