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Artzuid 2021

The Thinker, Joseph Klibansky Artzuid Sculpture Biennale formally opens on July 1st in Amsterdam. This outdoor sculpture exhibition features 50 works by international artists and local Dutch talents. There are works by Jaume Plensa, Joseph Klibansky and KAWS, among others, installed along a 5-kilometer stretch in Amsterdam Zuid. Artzuid 2021 runs through October 17, 2021.  Here are some of the pieces that I was lucky to see prior to the July 1st opening. Dragers van Verre. Nelson Carrilho. 1989 Pickle. Sarah Lucas  The Big Traveler, The Big Watcher. Jean Marie Appriou KAWS with the Rijksmuseum in the background. La Forêt Noire. Jaume Plensa. 2019 La Forêt Noire. Jaume Plensa. 2019 La Forêt Noire. Jaume Plensa. 2019 Sisters. Marieke Bolhuis. 2021 Utopia. Atelier van Lieshout. 2020 Roaming Russia II. Ursula von Rydingsvard. 2019 Darwin. Atelier van Lieshout. 2008 Liberty for all. Fernando Sanchez Castillo. 2020 Appropriation Apropos. David Bade. 2021 Studio Leiko Ikemura 10 Heads from 10

Nice la Belle

Promenade des Anglais Though I had been to Nice several times in the past, I saw a different Nice in 2019. Gone were the familiar scenes with the exception of the Promenade des Anglais and the pebbly beach. How these people in the photo embrace the sea! For there lies the key to relaxation and a “happier, healthier, more connected” * mind. *Blue Mind, Wallace J. Nichols. Basilica Notre Dame de Nice It was a sad day when the Notre Dame de Paris burned down in April 2019. I remember attending a special prayer at the Notre Dame de Nice on Avenue Jean Médecin when all of France was mourning after the devastating fire that consumed the spire and roof of the 800-year old Gothic icon of Paris.  House of Adam and Eve Bas-reliefs of Adam and Eve in the old town of Nice was a surprising find. This former private residence dates back to the late 16th century and the reliefs are said to be of Adam and Eve. But there’s another story about these reliefs that attributes the figu

Posting Soon to TravelswithCharie

Marc Chagall June and July have been busy months for me. Haven’t had the time to write much. There are so many travel articles that I would like to post soon. Here’s a preview of what’s to come.  Bordeaux Marc Chagall Museum in Nice Albi Toulouse Bordeaux Notre Dame de Paris Carcassonne  Albi Stay tuned! ***** Images by TravelswithCharie

Salzburg

"Framed by mountains, crowned by the Hohensalzburg Fortress and divided by the turquoise Salzach River, the Salzburg landscape is pure drama.” Frommers This view