Film Discussion: Midnight in Paris (Paris, France)

Paris! The film “Midnight in Paris” captures the allure and enticement of the city, past and present…Belle Epoch, to Roaring 20s to today. For lovers of art, literature and travel, it is a treasure trove to watch, again and again! Read my discussion in this blog.

Life (& Art) in Perpetual Motion (Escher)

Life today seems to be in perpetual motion, continuous, unceasing: the election, the pandemic, social distancing, wearing masks, the weather . . . life just seems to flow along with no real beginning and no real end . . . with a waterfall plunked in here and there, only to start the same flow over again.

Gaudi in Barcelona (Art & Travel to Spain)

One of the anticipated highlights of our [now cancelled] trip to Spain was experiencing the architecture of Antonio Gaudi, especially in Barcelona which abounds with his unique “wonky” Modernist architecture. Too many to note, 4 were tops on my must-see list.

What Day IS it??? (Art & Life in Dali’s Melting Clocks)

Are you confused about what day it is? Seems you are not alone! Staying home during the pandemic has thrown off our perception of time. This reminds me of Dali’s famous melting clocks Surrealistic painting. Dali describes our life today; his surrealistic art is meant to “systemize confusion and help discredit completely the sense of reality.”