Posts Tagged ‘museums’

Ford Foundation Grants to Aid Art Spaces and Housing (NY Times) The Truths of Art Studios Onstage in “Red” (NY Times) New Faces on Southland Art Museum Scene (LA Times) L.A. Woman Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Selling Bogus Art (LA Times) Watts Towers May Get LACMA As a Guardian (LA Times) Manhattan […]


A trip to Jerusalem is not complete without a visit to the Israel Museum, the largest cultural institution in the State of Israel.  The museum was founded in 1965 and houses over 500,000 biblical and Holy Land archeological objects, including the Dead Sea Scrolls and a fascinating Second Temple Era model of Jerusalem. The most […]


Lots of parents want to expose their children to art as early as possible.  But taking kids to a museum or gallery can be challenging, to say the least.  Kids want to touch everything, run around, and shout, all which are frowned upon in most art spaces. The key to a successful museum visit with children is to […]


I had the pleasure of slowly contemplating the comprehensive survey of Danish-Icelandic artist, Olafur Eliasson’s work, Take Your Time, now showing simultaneously at MoMa and P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Space.  I must admit I felt an eery stomach curdling anxiety walking through Room For One Colour, 1997, where everything appears monochrome through a yellowish haze. […]


I visited the Cai Guo-Qiang mini-retrospective during its final days at the Guggenheim, before it travels to Beijing for the Olympics.  Mr. Cai’s work touches on themes that are at once shockingly obvious and surprisingly subtle.  He is well known for exploring post 9/11 anxiety through the invocation of terrorist methods of violence in his […]