Imagine this: A nubile dancer named Salome struts before a lustful king. She wields her bejeweled half-dressed body like a weapon. Her desire? To gain the head of John the Baptist, which floats before her as a glowing apparition. Imagine...
Photography by CRAIG CRIST Art Nouveau is, without a doubt, my favorite art movement. I am drawn to the curling lines, the sumptuous textures, the nature motifs … but more than that, I am inspired by the soul of it. Born...
As I write this, I’m looking out over a field of gnarled juniper trees, sagebrush, and pinion pine in Abiquiu, New Mexico. The landscape is vastly different from the Appalachian Mountains back East, where I’ve lived nearly all my...
As the nights grow longer and colder, my mind always turns to love. Actually, my mind turns to love and cake because both are comforting and keep you warm, albeit in different ways. By coincidence, winter holds an occasion...
The Art Renewal Center (ARC) Salon is the largest competition in the world for representational art, receiving approximately 5,000 entries from eighty-three countries this past year. We at Enchanted Living are excited to showcase this oil painting by Mary...