Alternative Dreams: longing for 17th Century China

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

Men’s Fashion is Important too: Reigning Men

  I managed to sneak in a quick visit to the LACMA’s exhibition Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear 1715-2015 before it was taken off display on August 21st. It was a specially ticket exhibition, that cost extra to see along with a general admission ticket. I apologize for bringing this review to you after its … More Men’s Fashion is Important too: Reigning Men

Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go has been sweeping the world. More people are now using this app on their smartphones than even some social media apps. It has become a phenomenon to many, and some would argue just another fad.  Here in Los Angeles where our lives are to a large extent influenced and dictated by what is … More Pokémon Go

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 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