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Thoughts on Life, Art, Photography, Technology, Teaching and Travel…..

Appreciating ArT – Some Tips and Thoughts

I initially got interested in art back in undergraduate school around 1972.  I took a Humanities course at New York Institute of Technology  and the Professor who’s name I can’t … Continue reading

June 9, 2016 · 11 Comments

Gauguin the Man!

Gauguin Exhibition – Metamorphosis MOMA I can’t imagine what it must have been like to be an artist in France back in the late 1800’s. What an exciting time it … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Krakow in October…..

So far I’ve visited 4 counties since flying to Amsterdam in early October. Europe is a very different cultural environment than America.  Not better or worse – just different based … Continue reading

October 27, 2012 · 4 Comments

Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Bicycles and Beer!

I arrived in Amsterdam this past Friday afternoon jet lagged and fatigued from the overnight flight and then navigating my way from the Airport to the Hotel Vivalid here in … Continue reading

October 15, 2012 · 6 Comments

A Visit to the Copan “Mayan” Ruins in Honduras

While navigating pot holed roads, border crossings and a few police check points from El Salvador to the Copan “Mayan” Ruins in Honduras, I had a general idea of what … Continue reading

September 25, 2012 · 3 Comments

On Creativity….

Creating art has been an integral part of the human condition for over 35,000 years. Why have people over the course of human history been compelled (driven) to express themselves … Continue reading

July 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

They said…”Painting was Dead!

It is interesting to note that soon after the invention of the daguerreotype French history painter Paul Delaroche supposedly declared that PAINTING WAS DEAD! In some ways I suppose it … Continue reading

April 9, 2011 · 1 Comment