Art World, Events + Entertainment, Travel

Yayoi Kusama: Give Me Love

This past weekend, we visited David Zwirner in Chelsea and stood in line under the sweltering afternoon heat to experience the Obliteration Room. Half an hour later, we were handed a page with polka dot stickers in varying colors and a polite reminder to limit our visit to 5 minutes.

Here’s some photos of us trying to be blend and be obliterated into the spherical madness.

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Food, Travel

Picasso, Baby.

Our last day in Barcelona was packed with more sightseeing, and even more food.

Started out seeing The Giants (behemoth paper mache figures that are commonly used in fiestas), a walk through the Gothic quarter, the Picasso museum, a tour inside Gaudi’s Casa Batllo, a metro trip to Quimet y Quimet for dinner, and finally, a nightcap at Els Quatre Gats – a cafe that used to be frequented by Picasso himself.

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Travel

A Full Day of Salvador Dali

A photo diary from our visit to the Dali museum and his home in Figueroas followed by a short trip to Costa Bravas. Pretty incredible! Ended our day eating mountains of sandwiches at 100 Montaditos.

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“Art” is an odious word. Hashtag: I’d rather not be spoon-fed.

• H&M dress & mouse headband • kate spade bag • vince camuto knee-high boots • vintage lurex & lace jacket •

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When you look at a painting/sculpture/installation, do you look up the artist’s intent on Wikipedia? Do you look up their background and what they’ve done in the past? Do you try to see it from their point of view?

Or do you just look at it without reading about it; devoid of  context? Do you view the piece of work just as it is? Continue reading

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