Children Portraits at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (Bentonville​, Arkansas)

The manner a society relates to children is telling for its economic and cultural level, in other words, for its developmental stage. A liberal society will tend to be more empowering towards its children, whereas a conservative society will focus on the obedience of children. This simple idea is clearly expressed by the children portraits displayed…

Dutch Colonial Revival Style in Fayetteville, North-West Arkansas

The Dutch communities from the Low Countries and the Palatinate parts of current Germany who emigrated to the United States in the eighteenth century (e.g. in New York, New Jersey, Western Connecticut) brought with them this architectural style. An eye-catcher due to its symmetrical two-sided roofs, extended eaves over the long sides that give the…