Historical Photos as Art

Historical Photos as Art

Although we do not often quote an Indiana Jones film (although we probably should start), in “Raiders of the Lost Ark” Belloq, the French archeologist, tells Indiana Jones that “All your life has been spent in pursuit in archaeological relics. Inside the Ark are...
Life Is A Pattern

Life Is A Pattern

Have you ever noticed that life is a series of patterns? We have noticed here at Fine Art America that our lives tend to revolve around patterns. For example, we have discovered that weddings come in stages: we attended lots of weddings in our 20s, and got to be...
Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

Do you remember where you were? We don’t think there was anyone alive that day over the age of 6 who doesn’t remember where they were. When tragedies happen, they usually happen on a local scale. A hurricane comes ashore, or a tornado hits a town…and while we...
Storms and Art

Storms and Art

Do you know what time of the year it is? Of course we all know it’s summer, deep in the middle of summer, but for those of us on the East Coast or the Gulf Coast, we keep one eye on the summer fun, and one eye on information from the tropics. Yup, it’s hurricane...
Rock Collection for the Ages

Rock Collection for the Ages

When some of us were children, we had rock collections. We used to go out in our backyards and pick up rocks, take them inside, wash them off, and have a look at them to see what color or texture they had. We also broke rocks apart to see what was inside. Some of us...
In Praise of Mums

In Praise of Mums

Something magical happens right after Labor Day every year. The mums come out and are placed in all of our favorite hardware stores, and home improvement stores, even grocery stores have them. You can’t go anywhere without noticing the mums are out, in all of their...