Artful Traveler

If the strong Euro means that you can’t make it to Paris for dinner or Lyon for lunch in the foreseeable future, then consider a copy of Anne Willan’s new book, The Country Cooking of France. Willan founded La Varenne, the famed Paris cooking school, back in 1975. The author

  -Bobbie Leigh Some 3,200 people jammed the aisles of Navy Pier in Chicago for the 14th Annual International Sculpture & Functional Art (SOFA) exposition that opened in Chicago, November 1. More than 100 dealers showcased their artists’ work and if one theme or trend emerged, it’s that the object

Bobbie Leigh San Francisco: " Take your time: Olafur Eliasson" is not just a play on words. It is a signal that this major survey of the artist’s projects at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is going to be an incredibly personal experience. "Experience" is the key word

I first met Adam Barker on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains in Utah a couple of years ago. Barker was working his day job, which is marketing & media manager for Ski Salt Lake, a part of the Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau. And in the course of

Although New York City has its own blockbuster Asian art week in the spring, many experts insist that London is the premier Asian art city. Head for Asian Art in London this fall (November 1-10) and you will probably agree. While the most A-list aspect of New York’s Asia Week

"We came from Seattle to see Chihuly glass," said a man on the Tacoma Art Museum’s guided walk. Impressive, because I can remember when nobody traveled 33 miles south from Seattle to see anything in Tacoma. But now, with the growth of the University of Washington’s fine downtown campus, the

New York: The not-to-be-missed gallery show of the fall season will be Salander-O’Reilly’s "Masterpieces of Art: Five Centuries of Painting and Sculpture," from October 17, 2007 to February 1, 2008. Count on Italian works you can’t afford to miss — Botticelli, Correggio, Titian among others. But the absolute biggest draw

    Well, ’tis the season. So here are a selection of gifts for travelers and a charitable way to use all of those frequent flier miles that you’ve accumulated. Galen Rowell was one of my favorite outdoor photographers and now 180 of his greatest pictures have been collected in