Digital Trees

Joslyn Museum It looks like these four have nothing better to do than stare at the wall. Maybe they're just resting their feet after hours of touring the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, NE. At best, maybe they're admiring the artwork in front of them. What this picture doesn't show is the animation of this … Continue reading Digital Trees

Joslyn Art Museum

Joslyn Art Museum, located in Omaha, Nebraska, is a must see ... for kids.  There is a supervised, hands-on art room for kids, which includes painting, crafts, sculpturing of various types, video production and "screen painting" as shown above. There are two large computer screens, one on the floor and one wall-mounted, where kids can … Continue reading Joslyn Art Museum

Detroit Institute of Art

While in the Detroit area last weekend for a wedding, I visited the Detroit Institute of Art ("DIA").  A fabulous collection of art of all kinds, from all places, and artifacts from all eras, it would take several days to digest it all. Not too long ago, when Detroit was drowning in debt and its … Continue reading Detroit Institute of Art

The Perfect Tree

This ageless specimen can be found on the grounds of the Nelson- Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, MO.  The majestic stainless steel tree stands proudly on top of a knoll overlooking the expansive grounds of the museum. At first sight, I thought, "Wow, the perfect tree!"   No crunchy nut shells on the ground, no fruit to attract … Continue reading The Perfect Tree