Not Enough Time –Antiquing in Round Top, Spring, 2017

It has been a conundrum for us between the two largest shows in Round Top. We have always admired Red Barn show, but we end up finding more to bring home from Marburger Farm every time. We have never been disappointed by visiting Round Top (except the speed trap near Rosebud and Lott), and the friendship formed between collectors and dealers are only strengthened through these unique events. I wish that we could have more time, maybe sip some coffee, chat with friends, and watch some longhorns grazing afar.

Giant Steel Worker Sculptures Coming to Pittsburgh

PopCityMedia reports that giant sculptures depicting steel workers and made from steel beams from a bridge will soon loom over Pittsburgh’s Southside. The neighborhood was home to many of the city’s steel mills. The sculptures, collectively known as The Workers, will be placed in Riverfront Park. The City of Pittsburgh and the Heinz Endowments commissioned the […]

The Past That Was Chiseled Away — Visiting the Exhibition Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan

Before heading to the exhibition Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan at the Meadows Museum in the SMU campus, I did not know what to expect. Almost every sculpture in China’s Buddhist temples were remade after nearly one hundred years’ of negligence either from natural disaster, military or political turmoil. Most […]