Some paintings and sculptures that caught my eye during a few strolls through the Metropolitan Museum of Art earlier this year:Read More
A New York icon is the repetitive subject of a new mural on the High Line.Read More
What I noticed first about the equestrian monument to Joan of Arc on Manhattan’s West Side, as I approached from a pedestrian path in the small park named for the French patriot, is that she and her horse were not noticeable.Read More
It had been a long time. More than a decade ago, I attended evening tours of the Metropolitan Museum of Art guided by the ultra-enthusiastic art historian Lee Sandstead, who later hosted the Art Attack program on the Travel Channel. Of course, I’ve visited the museum many times since then, but not after dark.
A girl and her brother looked directly at me, their stares inviting me to step into a room they were in. So I did.Read More
What’s in a name? While Madison Park is named for President James Madison, none of the monuments there features his likeness.Read More
If you stroll through Central Park and approach the Delacorte Theater, famous for its Shakespearian productions, a sculpture there will command your attention.Read More
A few hours before I met a woman for a date in Central Park, I went on my standard date at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.Read More