For Valentine’s Day – Visiting Two of the Art World’s Best Kisses

Klimt's The Kiss at the Belvedere Palace and Museum in Vienna, Austria

    On this most romantic day, it seems appropriate to talk about love, affection, and passion. Artists such as Renoir, Jean-Léon Gérôme, and Constantin Brancusi have used love as themes in some incredibly moving masterpieces. And I’m thrilled to have seen in person two of the most famous works to focus on, well, smooching. […]

Interactive, ‘Found Object’ Artwork on Display at Crystal Bridges Museum

State of the Art Exhibit at Crystal Bridges Museum

Although still exhausted from getting home late Friday night from an overseas trip, I was excited (in a sleepy way!) on Sunday to check out the State of the Art Exhibit at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. And wowza! The giant, quirky, interesting, thought-provoking exhibit did not disappoint. Although I […]

Bacon Bowl 2014: There’s No Such Thing as Too Much Bacon!

Bacon Bowl 2014 in Bentonville, AR

Bacon, Bacon, Bacon, Bacon Bowl! Yesterday, I was thrilled to attend the 2nd annual Bacon Bowl festival, which was sponsored by Petit Jean Meats. I wrote last year about attending the inaugural event in Fayetteville, Arkansas, which was fun and incredibly delicious. But this year’s event, which was held up the road in downtown Bentonville, […]

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