Man’s Discovery of Beauty

Photo: Michael Milton When did man first discover beauty? Next time you go to the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, make sure you wander through the Native Flora Garden.  The golden rod and wild bergamot and...

Pornography at the Brooklyn Museum???

Gaston Lachaise’s STANDING WOMAN Porn at our beloved Brooklyn Museum??  Katie, bar the door! I admit I’m not talking about a Playgirl centerfold elaborately framed and displayed on the 4th floor in...

There’s No Place Like Home

  In the midst of reading the endlessly fascinating THE GREAT BRIDGE by David McCullough (originally published in 1972) about the history and construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, I had to wrestle...
Natures provides an infinity of 'artful' moments, as in this photograph by Marc Goodman

To See or Not to See…

  Nature provides an infinity of 'artful' moments, as in this photograph by Marc Goodman I played a game of Charades recently and, as the game progressed, I made a realization-- namely, that few...