Rubes in the City: Part 2

The sun was out in the Mission District in San Francisco. I had a cardigan on even though it was an early afternoon in summer, something I’d never have to do in August back home.  Inside Alicia’s backpack was a notebook with the addresses of thrift shops we read about in an article online, and…

Rubes in the City

When I first found out that there would be an exhibit in San Francisco featuring Gustav Klimt, I was excited because I had recently become more interested in his work. When I looked at his paintings online, the combination of realistic looking human figures with wild bouts of color and pattern were very appealing to…