Approximately 10 miles at the Met

On Wednesday, I walked approximately 10 miles inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In steps, at least. A lot of those steps were probably awkwardly backing towards and away from paintings in that bizarre “how close can I get before you yell at me” shuffle. This was kind of a bonus trip to New York … Continue reading “Approximately 10 miles at the Met”

Bierstadt the Liar

Albert Bierstadt is one of my favorite painters. His paintings of “America” are incredible. They’re done in a style that’s called luminism, and they look like they’re actually glowing. They look like perfect National Park vistas where the sun is shining so you can see actual lines of sun. Printed pictures and computer screens don’t … Continue reading “Bierstadt the Liar”