As a teenager living in Europe, I had an opportunity to learn about World War II firsthand, from a tour of Anne Frank’s house in Amsterdam to standing among thousands of white crosses overlooking the beaches of Normandy.  But the most human experience of all was visiting the Dachau Concentration Camp near Munich, Germany where […]

This work of acrylic and glitter on paper affixed to unstretched canvas on display at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is an amazing elegy to the Civil Rights Movement.  And after recently reading The Help, an emotional connection to that period of American history was top-of-mind. You can hear what the experts at the Nelson-Atkins […]