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Mighty Monday: The Farnese Bull

It’s Monday- you feel like you’re having a tough time? You might want to think about Dirce who is just about to be mowed by the mighty bull in one of the most exquisite and magnificent sculptures to have reached us from ancient times. 214 more words

Photography

The Whitney and beyond

After seeing the latest Mad Max film, riding through downtown traffic did not seem nearly as scary as it usually does. There were no firebombs, maxed out Monaro’s, sandstorms, or hideous toothy tyrants to deal with. 275 more words

Art Museums I went to in Seoul

During my journey in South Korea, I had a chance to check out two art museums in Seoul, which are “Leeum Samsung Museum of Art” and “National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA)”. 473 more words

Travel

6 Things You Should Know When Visiting Rome

After spending a month in Rome, I guess I learned some things. Here are 6 pieces of advice for anyone visiting for the first time. 705 more words

Italy

Students interview veterans for USS Midway exhibit.

This morning I walked a little around the USS Midway. The historic aircraft carrier is now a popular museum docked on San Diego Bay. I was there because it’s Memorial Day weekend, and I have personal experiences that make me grateful for America and our brave servicepeople. 371 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge: BROKEN

I kicked against the pricks on this one — I don’t like broken! I like whole, beautiful, pristine, functioning. All that good stuff.

But as I went through the photos, it was borne in upon me how often I have in fact photographed things broken — incomplete — in need of repair. 53 more words

Art

Museums Are Not Pillars of Democracy

Lately it seems almost impossible to talk about the importance of museums, without mentioning democracy in the same sentence. In Sweden they were recently called ‘a hub in our democracy’ by the annual Spring meeting for museums. 587 more words

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