Here are some tips for getting some visual art into your daily routine, without spending a lot of time, energy, or money.
1. Check out art books from the library. Art books are very expensive, but at the library, you can enjoy as many as you want, for free.
2. Here's a brilliant suggestion from a reader: When she's at a museum, she buys postcards of her favorite works of art. She keeps a big stack of these masterpiece postcards, and from time to time, puts a new bunch in the sun visor of her car. When she's stuck in traffic, she pulls them out and looks at them.
3. Enjoy picture books. We tend to look at picture books only when we're around very young children, but picture books can be such a source of joy. I wrote a series of posts for the New York Times Motherlode blog aboutRead More »from 7 Tips for Bringing the Pleasure of Art into Everyday Life