Category Archives: Travel

Charmé, I’m Sure

I had what can only be described as a surreal time over the weekend. On Friday, I was introduced to J, a Chinese gallery owner and curator who holds court on the floor above my workplace. At least I think … Continue reading

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Found Art

Digging into the art scene of any city is a worthwhile and time consuming endeavor. It’s something a lot of people want to do, but either never find the time or get locked into their routine of coming home in … Continue reading

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The Shanghai Art Historian

When I started blogging, I swore I wouldn’t be one of the many writers who only stay for the honeymoon period. Then look at me, going off the radar for a month and a half! It’s not that I think … Continue reading

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Why, Kawaii

Flipping through the March issue of ARTnews, I happened on something amazing: a reason to write about Hello Kitty and art in the same post. The article in question, by Stephanie Murg, juxtaposes two art shows, one low and one … Continue reading

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Google Art Project Wins the Internet

I’m writing this blog post from than Van Gogh Museum.  I’m also writing it from the armchair of my apartment.  How, you may ask, is this possible?  Although I do entertain the Multiverse theory, it’s actually not that.  It’s on … Continue reading

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Greatest Hits, Part II

Hi, all!  I’ve finally decided to get around to some more of my favorites from the Met.  I’ll try to explain why it’s taking me longer than usual asap. The Met has a really overwhelming collection of Manet paintings.  He’s … Continue reading

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Greatest Hits Part I

A week ago today I went to my favorite place in the world:  The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  It’s a dizzying experience even before you walk in the front door, with its neoclassical facade stretching before you.  That feeling is … Continue reading

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