The tourist information office was moved from the border of Tenderloin to the area of Mission where the SFMOMA, Museum of Modern Art is situated. The first time we were visiting San Fransisco, we had a tendency to walk right to Tenderloin each time we were trying to go anywhere. It’s an area where you don’t go after sunset. The […]
The Skovgaard Family Some families seem to be able to produce so much talent in generations. One of those families is the Skovgaard family. In Viborg Cathedral, you can see frescos made by Joakim Skovgaard (1856-1933). The decoration in the church is one of the hugest church works in Denmark. In my childhood, before I could read, I often looked […]
Old black and white photos always fascinated me, and at the National Portrait Gallery, you can see American history through these photos and paintings about immigrants and American citizens enduring times of hardship.
One of two posts on the American Art Museum & the National Portrait Gallery. Situated in the Penn Quarter, the museum is placed in the former Patent Office Building in the Greek style. In the 1950s this building was in danger of being pulled down to give way to a parking lot, but fortunately, Congress gave it to the […]
This post is a continuation of my last one on the walk to the museum. The art museum has two floors with art exhibitions with American art, European art from the Early Middle Ages and up to now as well as Contemporary Art. The pictures I share are not organised in all these categories, just an expression of what I […]
I would like to show you some paintings from the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philladelphia, Pennsylvania. My husband and I were on a memorable trip last year to different States on the East coast of the U.S.A. As an introduction to the museum, I will share some pictures from the walk to the museum on a sunny Sunday in […]
Where two seas meet in the most northern part of Jutland in Denmark is Skagen, a famous place for painters in the late 19th century. Artists also came from Norway and Sweden to participate in the gatherings at Anna and Michael Ancher’s home and at the Broendom Hotel which was owned by Anna’s family who had a significant influence in […]