One of the few things that I have always kept in mind about Chinese history, is its turbulence. It has had a plethora of both extreme beauty, and pernicious violence that over the centuries has resulted in some of the most striking art that can be seen today. In sharp contract from the Del Toro exhibition, Alternative … More Alternative Dreams: longing for 17th Century China
Alright everyone, please grab a coffee, a tea, a glass of wine, whatever is appropriate for the time of day where you are- this review is going to be a tad long. I apologize in advance, there is just so much to cover! The new Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters exhibition on at … More At home with Guillermo del Toro, and his monsters!
Thanks for coming back for the second part of my reviews of two temporary exhibitions at the LACMA. My first post in case you missed it was about Diana Thater’s exhibition called The Sympathetic Imagination, which you can check out by clicking here. New Objectivity (which is now closed, sorry!) was an art exhibition about … More LACMA Pt.2: New Objectivity
Greetings to you! I have another exhibition review for you today on an installation I visited this past weekend at the LACMA, short for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. I have been to the LACMA many times, and highly recommend their permanent collections, as they are varied across many time periods as well … More LACMA Pt.1: The Sympathetic Imagination
I keep hearing rumors that Dundee has passed up Aberdeen culturally. The museums are better, the city center is prettier, and the funding for the arts is growing. Having considered myself an Aberdonian for the past five years, I was skeptical. I had no idea how impressive the Dundee collection was until I visited the … More The MacManus
To the surprise of many, until recently I still had not visited the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh. I have walked past it, noted it, and always without fail told myself “next time I am in town I really should stop in.” Well I finally did so last week and coerced a friend to come … More Scottish National Gallery