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Museum Visits

May in Manhattan
2 years ago

May in Manhattan

Miraculously, I managed to pop into Manhattan twice in one month!  My first visit, the city had burst into color.  Cherry blossoms, tender pinks dominated the street trees.  Yes!  It …
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Spring in New York, 2015
2 years ago

Spring in New York, 2015

Every trip away is an adventure, yet going to one’s home town has a special warm and fuzziness to it unlike any other trot around the park… especially, when the …
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NEW YORK! NEW YORK!  Holidays 2014
3 years ago

NEW YORK! NEW YORK! Holidays 2014

Deck the halls!  What to do in New York, this holiday season?  Well, you could #protest…

which is, of course, essential to the New Yorkers.  As a young Manhattanite I …
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Joan Rivers, Burt Lancaster, and Jerry Saltz Waltz Into a Bar…
3 years ago

Joan Rivers, Burt Lancaster, and Jerry Saltz Waltz Into a Bar…

We interrupt the regularly scheduled writing on Paris by Frau Kolb

For a message from the great pool party in the sky…

Read HERE: choice snippets from a posthumous interview …
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A Step Into The Profound, at The Louvre in Paris, France with Frau Kolb
3 years ago

A Step Into The Profound, at The Louvre in Paris, France with Frau Kolb

 

 

In discovering a tossed away strip of silence, amidst the droppings of the ever hapless hordes, I found more than just an empty moment, which I picked up …
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Frau Kolb & Eternity: The Winged Victory of Samothrace
3 years ago

Frau Kolb & Eternity: The Winged Victory of Samothrace

I had to go back to the Louvre.  I had to give myself more time.  The minutes in front of The Mona Lisa left me with an unsatisfied hunger.   …
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Witness: The Mona Lisa, The Queen of Visual Kitsch, Rule the Universe!
3 years ago

Witness: The Mona Lisa, The Queen of Visual Kitsch, Rule the Universe!

We get out of bed and make our way to the museum early. We are on a mission!  Armed with a marked up map and specific instructions, thanks to Stephanie …
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The First Steps: Walking in Paris
3 years ago

The First Steps: Walking in Paris

After our first Parisian Cafe Lunch, we walked. All over the world, walking is NATURAL! Walking is FUN! I love walking, on sidewalks, in Paris, in New York, and London.  Frau …
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The Hammer Museum On November 7th, 2012
3 years ago

The Hammer Museum On November 7th, 2012

The Hammer Museum on November 7th, 2012

Yesterday, after the hoopla of the election, after baking in the intensity of emotion that is desire, I did what I have always …
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“Let’s GO watch the Caravaggio!”  at LACMA
3 years ago

“Let’s GO watch the Caravaggio!” at LACMA

Photo reproduced with permission © Maria Rose Crane, 2013

The place was packed and I was on my own this time.  The first time was a week before when …
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