This is my face on more than one occasion in terms of modern / contemporary art. It’s true that I do not know how to appreciate it (so I hope my criticisms do not offend any scholar in the subject) as I am not even by far an expert in classical art, but I do realize what I like when I see it, whether because I find it aesthetic, original or hardworked. My first criterion is that when something is good most people like it, may they understand what they are observing or not. Continue reading “MUSEUM OF MODERN ART (MoMA) AND GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM IN NEW YORK CITY”
Nothing bombastic or ostentatious as it might seem by its name, this museum is named for the aircraft carrier in which it is located since 1974. Continue reading “INTREPID SEA, AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM IN NEW YORK CITY”
Although we usually refer to the main building, it is a set of 3 museums, the first being one of the most popular in the city and one of the most important in the world. Continue reading “METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART (MET) AND CLOISTERS, NEW YORK CITY”
Brooklyn wants to be the new Manhattan, and is striving hard for everyone to know, but no matter how much is publicized, it will hardly ever reach the level of popularity and interest that its neighbor the Big Apple awakens, and certainly if that it’s coming, it still has not. Continue reading “BROOKLYN”
- I was here: October 2017.
- Number of days: 1. There were two, but the second day the temperature dropped 14ºC with heavy rain and wind, so we just left the apartment for lunch.
- Recommended number of days: 2.
- My rating: 2/5.
Bucharest reminded me the communist cousin of Vienna. In a clear attempt to be no less than its neighbors and rivals Continue reading “BUCHAREST”
Or the neighborhood on fashion in Europe I might add. This is Berlin’s contribution to this large family of “cool” neighborhoods that are so fashionable in the world. Continue reading “MITTE, THE RETRO, VINTAGE, ALTERNATIVE NEIGHBORHOOD ON FASHION IN BERLIN”