Popping in at the MoMA, Andy Warhol and other Thoughts

"Pop." How can such a short, three-lettered word possess so many meanings? From carbonated sodas to music genres to loud noises, the homonym thrills with its transitional properties. My favorite definition of "pop", however, relates to the eclectic art movement. A brief description of Pop art: The movement commenced in Britain in the mid-1950s, and crossed over … Continue reading Popping in at the MoMA, Andy Warhol and other Thoughts

Milling Around Wiesbaden’s Marketstrasse

During the long weekend, my family and I drove to Wiesbaden.  The state capital of Hesse, located also in southwestern Germany (just under an hour's drive from Heidelberg), the city boasts ancient hot springs and some of Germany's finest casinos. It's no wonder why real estate costs so much in that region; with gargantuan yet … Continue reading Milling Around Wiesbaden’s Marketstrasse