Gustav Klimt : The Golden Kiss and more at the Belvedere, Vienna

Almost everyone has heard of the famous Painting Kiss by Gustav Klimt which portrays a couple in a loving embrace sharing an intimate moment in a field of flowers and gold leaf.  Gustav Klimt was an Austrian Symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Art Read More …

Photo diary : A visit to the Clinton Presidential Library

I had the opportunity to visit the William J Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Arkansas. The design inspiration for the Museum is said to be the Long Room at Trinity College Dublin.  The Museum displays about 4500 blue boxes containing Presidential records from the White House Office of Agency Read More …

DMA Nights : A date with Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock is one of the most influential and provocative American artist of the twentieth century.  Pollock perfected his revolutionary drip technique somewhere between 1947 and 1950.  Hovering over a large piece of canvas stretched out on his studio floor, he poured, dripped and flicked paint from the end of Read More …

Tate Modern, London : A lesson in Cubism

Tate Modern was on my must do list for London trip. It is home to several of Pablo Picasso – the father of Modern Art’s paintings etching and sketches.  The art gallery houses UK’s largest collection of modern and contemporary art including Kandinsky, Dali, Picasso, Braque and many more. Tate Modern In December 1992 the Tate Trustees announced Read More …

Musee de l’Orangerie : A museum walk

We all love Paris for the café culture, shopping, famous landmarks and but mostly for the wonderful museums.  From the Louvre to Musee del l’Armee .. there is so much to see, learn and experience…  I love Musee de l’Orangerie’s compact size perfect for visits with kids, everyone knows the famous Read More …

Fort Worth : Cowtown or Culture capital?

Fort worth is known for its share of Saloons, Stockyards, Rodeo and cowboy boot stores but what most of us, or at least I didn’t know is that the amazing culture it has from Jazz to Opera to Art!  Fort Worth is called Cowtown because of Fort Worth’s location on the Old Chisholm Read More …

Fort Worth The Modern : A museum walk

Last weekend when we went to Kimbell to see the Botticelli to Braque collection we also stopped at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.  The Modern Art Museum, designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando feature modern and contemporary art, including paintings, sculpture, prints and photographs. The Modern houses Andy Warhol, Read More …