A half hour north of Copenhagen by train, you get off at a stop called Humlebæk then follow the signs as you walk about ten minutes up the road to a place called Lousiana. Louisiana is a modern art museum, and it is our family’s unanimous choice for best museum in the world. It has gorgeous […]
While in Paris, we had the time and opportunity to wander through museums with our drawing pads and colored pencils, trying our hand at imitating the Masters. See if you can guess which family member drew which sketch below (clockwise from top left). [UPDATE: The answer to “who drew what” can be found in the comments […]
In Montmartre, Paris, a work of art springs to life from a blank page, and the process is captured in a single uninterrupted shot.
Wandering the globe, we’ve discovered unlikely artists creating perfect cups of coffee in Kyoto, and devoted masters fabricating papier-mâché puppets in Barcelona. For the third installment in our series, we present “An Artisan In Marrakech.” A few years ago, a couple American expatriates named Sam and Caitlin arrived in Morocco and found that there were legions […]
If the Lumière brothers — the visionary fathers of cinema — hailed from anywhere in the US, there would be a giant amusement park erected in their memory. But in Lyon, France, there is just the elegant Institut Lumière — one of the most enjoyable and fascinating museum visits we’ve had on our trip so far.
Today, in our ongoing quest to learn more about the world, our new friend Jean-Michel participates in “Take Your Middle-Aged Friend With A Camera To Work” Day.
Back in 1997, before we had kids, we bought a slightly neglected three-story house in the Hollywood Hills that was designed by an architect on the brink of becoming a superstar. Our house, the one where Franny was born (or at least the one she arrived at when we returned from Cedar-Sinai) was one of […]
As we explore the planet, one of our favorite things is getting up in other people’s business. Our M.O. is “Shoot first and ask questions later.” At El Ingenio, a shop dedicated to papier-mâché costumes, puppets and carnival masks since 1830, we slipped quietly into the back room and filmed the artist in his workshop. He […]
Never have we witnessed more love and attention put into a single cup of coffee. Twenty-five years ago, Ishihara transformed his home into a small coffee shop on an unassuming block far off the beaten path in Kyoto. His clientele is almost one-hundred percent regulars. Six days a week, he makes between fifty and sixty […]