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Tag: Art & Galleries

Botero

“Man needs music, literature, and painting – all those oases of perfection that make up art – to compensate for…

Fotografiska

I tend to avoid galleries. Not because I don’t like art or photography. It’s because I like to pause and…

Michael Meschke’s Marionettes

I stumbled upon Michael Meschke by surprise… wonderfully so… and when I read that Meschke’s work was on display at…

IF VI WAS IX: Roots and Branches

This sculpture is composed of nearly 700 instruments. Forty are custom-made, computer-controlled self-playing guitars, which perform a series of Trimpin’s…

Maternal Affection, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Photography in the Fitzwilliam is prohibited everywhere except in the main hall. This was a bummer until I discovered that…

Art by Joseph

A metal man on a bicycle part horses, a fox that appeared to be protecting his corner by the river,…

Kimble Art Museum

The second (and highly anticipated) stop in Fort Worth was the Kimble Art Museum. Constructed between 1969 and 1972 by…

Museum of Modern Art

The first stop in Fort Worth was the Museum of Modern Art (a.k.a. the Modern). The Modern is a relatively…

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

After lunch, I pressed on to the Baltic to see the Antony Gormley display. In a previous post I mentioned…

Art Gallery, the Tube and an Internet Cafe

After the crypt we went to the National Gallery, which was very packed and very hot. We got lost in…

Artist Homes: Ramsey

On March 29, 2003 I went on a tour of artist homes and studios in Calgary. Sponsored by the Triangle…

Artist Homes: Mount Pleasant

On March 29, 2003 I went on a tour of artist homes and studios in Calgary. Sponsored by the Triangle…

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