A museum walk at Musee de l’Orangerie in Paris

Paris is loved for the café culture, shopping, its 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…  One museum I adore is Musee de l’Orangerie, located inside the Tuileries Garden, Paris. Its compact size Read More …

Deep Ellum Murals: DIY Walking tour with Map of an Art walk in Dallas

One sunny day after visiting the Dallas Museum of Arts, we stopped at the Deep Ellum area of Dallas – dubbed Dallas’ original walking neighborhood for more art. Only this time it was murals on the street walls not art on the museum walls. I have never been to this Read More …

Paul Gauguin: The artist who went to Tahiti and never came back

In 1891, Paul Gauguin, a post impressionist artist left for Tahiti, a French island in the Pacific Ocean. Here, he painted and sculpted, taking his inspiration from the Maori culture and mythology, making him a pioneer of Primitivism. Paul Gauguin in Tahiti The word Tahiti evokes visions of an exotic island paradise. Read More …

Visiting Van Gogh Asylum in Saint Remy de Provence

We have been to the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam where his famous Sunflower painting resides and also seen his works in Musee d’Orsay, Paris, but to visit the Van Gogh Asylum in Saint Remy de Provence where he was admitted for treatment but yet painted more than 100 of his masterpieces is Read More …

DMA Nights: A date with Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock is one of the most influential and provocative American artists 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 …