The Autry National Center of the American West

Griffith Park in Los Angeles has been home to The Autry since it first opened in 1988. The Autry houses a collection that showcases the art, history, and cultures of those who have lived in the American West. Their mission statement is more so reflected in their displays than most museums today: The Autry brings together … More The Autry National Center of the American West

The MacManus

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

The Life of Art: Expectations of a New Exhibition Met

A few weeks ago I blogged about the Power and Pathos exhibition at the Getty Centre, an remarked that I was not very impressed, considering all of the hype. I was however impressed by the smallest exhibition on their program, and that was The Life of Art exhibition. I had seen bits about it online, … More The Life of Art: Expectations of a New Exhibition Met

Power and Pathos: Great Expectations of a New Exhibit

Well, this is a little awkward. Have you ever disliked an exhibit that everyone else liked? This past weekend I attended the Getty Centre’s new exhibition Power and Pathos. I should say that this was a ‘twitter made me do it’ activity, as I had seen many tweets about how wonderful and revolutionary the exhibition was. … More Power and Pathos: Great Expectations of a New Exhibit