Considering Germany's history of lens and camera craftsmanship, it's not surprising to find great photography galleries in Berlin. Berlin’s a city begging to be recognized for something other than its cold war history. [...]
Changing exhibits, illuminated texts, mummy hands, and musical instruments are just some of our new discoveries in Florence. I never feel like I've seen it all, and I never feel like leaving this ever-evolving city.
Salvation Mountain is the creation of a man named Leonard Knight, who, the legend says, had a vision. There is no doubt that the painted mountain itself, along with various decorated vehicles and other detritus which surround it, is a folk art masterpiece.
East Jesus is a museum. But, it's unlike any museum you've seen before. It's what most people think of as an art installation, an art oasis, or a performance space. East Jesus calls its exhibit space an "Art Garden."
Descent from the Cross, by Roger van der Weyden, ca. 1435 A great museum is one that has great works, ones that stand out. Ones that make up the high points of a [...]
Arles, France is a lovely city for many reasons. Perhaps the best is that Vincent Van Gogh lived there for a year near the end of his career and painted some of his most famous [...]
Late in his life in Aix en Provence, the painter Paul Cézanne painted Mount Sainte Victoire dozens of times. It was just up the hill from his studio, and he frequently made the walk up [...]
One of my travel "tricks" when we visit Barcelona is to stay at the Barceló Sants Hotel on the day of our arrival. It's right at Barcelona's main train station, so if we're coming by [...]
Our 2014 Travels in 50 Photos GalleryBelgium, Denmark, England, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, National Parks, Nature and Wildlife, Netherlands, North America, Norway, Photography, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Unesco World Heritage Sites, United States
2014 was our biggest year of traveling yet. We visited 19 countries, including a long driving trip in the western United States. We saw, in order, the United States, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, [...]
There's a lot of debate about the Vasari paintings that cover Florence. I think the safest thing to say about Giorgio Vasari was that he was a better businessman than a painter. He got the [...]