How Would You Draw It?

Capture Notre Dame Cathedral--and possibly a spectral presence--in just the right light. Photo credit: V. Laino

Share! Art Tourism at Notre Dame Cathedral As if anyone ever needed an excuse to linger on the Île de la Cité in Paris, sticking around and drawing, or painting, or photographing Notre Dame Cathedral would be a good reason.…

Manhattan Blue Man

You never know when you'll come across the blue man. Photo credit: M. Ciavardini

Share! Sculpture on the City Streets Some days, I think I see Batman everywhere. Some days, I just see the man in blue. It’s not always Batman. This blue man, at Sixth Avenue and West 53rd Street in Manhattan, is…

Part Batman, Part Bismarck

A large statue of Otto von Bismarck, the 19th-century leader who unified Germany as a nation, looks ever so slightly like the Batman. Hamburg, Germany. Photo credit: M. Ciavardini

Share! A Tell-All Statue in Hamburg Reveals Everything Now that Hamburg is more than a footnote in travel guidebooks, thanks to the recently completed wind-in-its-sails Elbphilharmonie building, Hamburg’s status as a green city, and the fact that it is easily…