Mar 4, 2008

Art is good for you: Sam Francis, Francis Bacon, mmm bacon

"When we think about good health, we often think of good nutrition and plenty of exercise. While healthy food and regular workouts are essential to good physical and mental health, what we choose to look at and experience also has a huge impact on our day-to-day mental health. To nourish your soul and psyche, I recommend a visit to an art museum. ... When I go to the Baltimore Museum of Art I have a favorite painting of Mount Saint-Victoire by the French artist Paul Cezanne. Even though I have seen dozens of paintings by Cezanne of this subject matter, this painting never fails to pull me in for a good long look." Continued