Living in the UK, most of my travels tend to be in Europe – it’s so easy to hop across the channel for a long weekend and within a few hours you have such a variety of different cultures, languages, histories, cuisines, activities… But when James was offered a job at the university of Notre Dame, a few hours outside of Chicago, I knew I would be on several flights across the Atlantic over the next few years! 1,819 more words
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Of course. Of course?
Well, actually, not necessarily.
Take, for example, “The Picasso” in Daley Plaza in Chicago. It is untitled– which is the first tricky thing about it. 465 more words
Several weeks ago, I went to the Art Institute of Chicago, a time capsule of artistic expression, world history and aesthetic wonder. As I wandered about, admiring the likes of Monet, the American Gothic, Nighthawks, I stopped in the room featuring Vincent Van Gogh, my favourite painter, and I found myself instantly whisked into the paintings. 526 more words