In the galleries: Transformations in 20th century abstraction

The Washington Post, May 10 . . . It’s nice that the title of Anna U Davis’s Brentwood Arts Exchange show, “Road to Recovery,” is reassuring, since many of the images are harrowing. The Swedish-born D.C. artist is a breast cancer survivor whose depictions of medical procedures are jarringly vivid, even if her renderings are […]

Europe’s best long-distance hiking trails

CNN, May 10 . . . West Sweden’s quiet beauty is the star of the show on this 40-kilometer (25-mile), two-day hike. A circular route, it starts at Hyssna’s 12th century church, which can be accessed by bus from Gothenburg in just 40 minutes. The trail passes through towering beech forests and offers the opportunity […]