December is the time of year for partying and decorating, for gift-giving and for holiday travel. Yet it’s also a time of stress and over-indulgence, shopping madness, traffic jams and holiday blues. How do we manage to enjoy the season and keep our spirits bright? The best winter prescription is to simply hunker down at home.
A painting on the wall, or a piece of sculpture standing on a table asks you to interact with the sensibility of the artist. If you look at it, a work of art will say, “I’ve got a distinctive way of viewing the world and I want you to see things my way, at least for a few minutes!”