Karen and Tony Barone don’t just create art. They live and breathe it.
The married pair of local artists live in a Rancho Mirage home with a front yard that features their sculptures of a creamsicle, a pair of chopsticks holding a shrimp, an ice cream cone, and Pegasus horse ridden by a female figure — which happens to be Karen. Their white-and-black, polka dot 2015 Volkswagen Beetle sits in the driveway.
Tony, who wears clear, round-frame glasses and dresses in all black even in triple-digit temperatures, comes off as the favorite uncle at a family gathering with his Chicago accent […]