Hard Struggles

On a recent trip to Austin, I visited the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, where I made a point of viewing two of Luis Jimenez’s magnificent sculptures. Early in his career, Jimenez (1940-2006) decided to address political and social issues in his art. That way he could encourage conversation, a word…

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A Buzz

After a visit to my dentist in Albuquerque, I headed downtown to the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, where I viewed some serious teeth and some interesting art that reminded me of sci-fi creature classics, the horror movies broadcast on the Turner Classic Movie Channel. The teeth belonged to pre-historic sharks that…

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