When a Piece of Art Won’t Let You Go

It wasn’t Magritte’s paintings of bowler-hatted men, the pipe that isn’t a pipe, or the steam locomotive puffing smoke, suspended in air, emerging from the walled-in fireplace that pinned my feet to the exhibit floor like a butterfly in an … Continue reading

Visual Art and the Care and Feeding of the Soul

Chicago’s Art Institute is chock full of fabulous art and a must-see place whether you live in the area or are visiting. I’m a card-carrying member, and when my soul needs a creative, artsy fix, that’s where I head. There’s … Continue reading