Chicago — See the Most Extraordinary Art & Architecture in the USA
During stressful times, when one hopes to gain perspective on life's complexities, the best tonic may be a walk by a lake or through a park, perhaps a boat ride to take in the creativity all around us, or an inspirational visit to a museum. As the poet and mystic Thomas Merton observed, "Art enables us to find ourselves and…
Excellent Van Gogh Paintings & the Beautiful Colors of Rome
You cannot go wrong when planning to see an exhibition devoted to art created by Vincent van Gogh — your only valid complaints could be that the show is too small, or perhaps covers only one tiny facet of his remarkable career. 25 Works of Art by Van Gogh are currently on view in Chicago, U.S.A. until September 4, 2023…
A Unique & Fabulous Pilgrimage to the Marmottan in Paris
The world's largest collection of paintings by Claude Monet rests comfortably today in the leafy hamlet of Passy (a neighborhood absorbed into the City of Paris in 1860) inside a townhouse with Empire-style salons. This property was purchased in 1882 by Jules Marmottan, a lawyer and mining-company director who collected pre-Renaissance art from Germany, Flanders and Italy.