Mental Mix

“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” — Albert Einstein

Monday Morning Mental Mix Tape February 27, 2017

Art This week’s piece comes to us from the Louvre in Paris and is one of the most interesting sculptures I’ve seen. Named the Femme Voilée, it was created by Antonio Corradini, a Venetian Rococo sculptor, sometime during the 1700s. Link Roundup Poem Always Something More Beautiful by Stephen Dunn This time I came to the starting place with my best running...

Monday Morning Mental Mix Tape February 20, 2017

Art Guernica is a mural-sized canvas on oil painting by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso completed by June 1937.The painting, which uses a palette of gray, black, and white, is known as one of the most moving and powerful anti-war paintings in history. Standing at 11 feet tall and 25.6 feet wide, the large mural shows the suffering of people, animals, and buildings...