Museums

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‘The Loveliest Landscape is a Woman’, Revisited

Recalling Kees van Dongen's 'Woman with Shawl and Red Choker'....

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Dali’s ‘Retrospective Bust of a Woman’ in Six Photos

A quick introduction to one of the Spanish master's first surrealist sculptures....

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Men’s Room, Reina Sofia

Where even the toilet paper rolls are minimal....

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Quito Destinations: Camilo Egas Museum

Celebrating one of Ecuador's most important 20th century painters....

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91 Works From The Museum Of Contemporary Art-Plaza, La Paz, Bolivia

The planet's largest online collection of works from this museum....

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Doha’s Museum of Islamic Art – Exhibit Notebook

31 pieces from the permanent collection of the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar....

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Kubrick Exhibition in Krakow: a Tour in 32 Photos

Stanley Kubrick would have been 86 today. Some are taken from us much too soon. My visit to Krakow, Poland last month coincided with...

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At the Silesian Museum, Katowice

Today’s Pic du Jour, the 164th (!) straight, was taken at the Silesian Museum / Muzeum Śląskie in Katowice, Poland. The stairway...

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Museum of Islamic Art, Doha | Notebook & Image Gallery

NOTE 09-Jun-2014: I’ve finally caught up with photos from my working visit last month to Doha, capital of Qatar, per capita the...

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Museum of Islamic Art, Doha

  I’m nearly caught up with my photos from my visit to Doha, Qatar last month so I decided to follow these women’s...

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Rumiñawi’s Perch: The Coolest Building in Guayaquil

This is Rumiñawi, a 16th century Inca warrior who has pride of place on the facade of the Museo Antropológico del Banco Central in...

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Ljubljana’s Museum of Contemporary Art – 2014 Schedule

Today’s Pic du Jour was actually snapped today, and serves a practical purpose, too: presenting the 2014 exhibit schedule for my...

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The Mummies of Sucre

Five of the most wildly photogenic mummified figures you'll see today...

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Cubism, pre-Columbian Style

This depiction of a wild-eyed, snickering warrior caught my eye the other day at the Museo de Arte Precolombino, or Museum of Pre-Columbian...

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Exhibit: Prints, Independence and Revolution – MAC Santiago

Here are about a dozen shots I snapped from the exhibit Estampas, Independencia y Revolucion last week, currently having a second run at...

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35 Minutes at Slovenia’s Museum of Too Modern Art

A quirky contemporary art museum in rural Slovenia, about 40km east of Ljubljana....

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Quickie at The Gates of Hell

When a google doodle reminded me this morning that Rodin would have been 172 today, I finally found a use for this rainy day snippet of a...

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120 Seconds in Sim Jun-Seub’s Cube

Here’s your two minutes of Zen for today which reminded me of the 1980s band The Art of Noise. Not their music so much, but just the...

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How Fire was Discovered

Here’s one theory. This is an 18-second look at Matter into Light: The Discovery of Fire, a 2011 installation by Marc Quinn at the...

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