According to the artist this color shift emphasizes the perception of roundness of the structure

Art Museums and Shirt Exhibitions in Santiago

The Finnish artist Kaarina Kaikkonen is presenting two exhibitions in two different venues in Santiago. My first encounter with her art was seeing “Traces”, featured on one of the staircases at the Museum of Memory and Human Rights. Here through the display of garments discarded by anonymous people, she redefines this space. “Traces” consists of…

Yad Vashem

Christmas Day at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.

Day 2: Sunday 25 December 2011  It rained all day long and was about 15 degrees and very foggy. The city was covered in a white mist. I took the tram to the Holocaust museum, it is a stunning building and everything was so well presented. It was a stunning yet very depressing experience. Yad…

Arbatskaya

Sex museums and art in Arbatskaya Street

Arbatskaya is one of Moscow’s oldest streets, it has existed at least since the 15th century and is lined with fine 19th century mansions. It has loads of museums, galleries and churches and is filled with shops, restaurants, clubs and bars. I love walking down this street especially on weekends when it’s filled with street…

The Museum of Private Collections, part of the Pushkin Museum

The Pushkin Museum of Visual Art in Moscow

“Paintings, sculpture and applied art from ancient history to the present day – art fans can find all this and more at the Pushkin Museum.” After I read this I had to go and check this out for myself. My friend Yve and I headed over to the museum one March morning. Unfortunately it was…

The Red State History Museum on the Red Square

The RED State History Museum of Moscow

It was April and still cold outside and raining. My friends Judith, Yve and I decided to visit the State Historical Museum, as we needed an activity away from the cold. On the way to the museum my umbrella broke in the strong wind. It was probably inevitable as my umbrella was a couple of…