Museum Stories

Museum Stories

Becoming Immortal – Michael Jackson: On The Wall

When I hear the phrase the King of Pop only one name comes to my mind. I’m sure the younger generation may argue, but for me, it is still Michael...

Joanna Kaszubowska 21 August 2018

Museum Stories

Evoking The Genius Of Brancusi At The Museum Of Modern Art In New York

The sculptures of Constantin Brancusi remind me of being in a sketch class with a model posing. When the length of the poses are one minute, even two...

Howard Schwartz 16 August 2018

Museum Stories

Enjoy The Heat Wave With The Great British Seaside

As the United Kingdom experiences one of its hottest summers in the recent years The Great British Seaside: Photography from the 1960s to the present...

Joanna Kaszubowska 15 August 2018

Museum Stories

Devoted To Delacroix – A Revealing Look At His Sketchbooks And Drawings

"Devotion to Drawing: The Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix"  is a thought-provoking exhibit on many levels. Quietly on display on...

Howard Schwartz 9 August 2018

Museum Stories

Life In Motion Review: Egon Schiele And Francesca Woodman At Tate Liverpool

The current Life in Motion exhibition at Tate Liverpool features a dual display by two equally compelling artists. Captivating studies by Austrian...

Jon Kelly 2 August 2018

Museum Stories

The Futility of Trying to Understand Giacometti—or Anything Else

Near the end of the Giacometti exhibit in the Guggenheim Museum in New York City is a video of the artist being interviewed. Giacometti’s hair is...

Howard Schwartz 28 June 2018

Museum Stories

Seen ‘The Shape of Time’ Exhibition? Hurry Up, Time’s Up

You hadn't been to Vienna if you hadn't visited the Kunsthistorisches Museum. They have an immense collection of objects and art pieces, spanning...

Magda Michalska 26 June 2018

Museum Stories

Grant Wood And His Wry Sense of Humor

By the time you read this, the Grant Wood exhibit in the Whitney Museum in New York City will be over. ‘American Gothic’ will be heading back to...

Howard Schwartz 14 June 2018

Museum Stories

Playing the Museum Dice Game – Roll yourself through the museum!

Do you think of a museum as a serious place where visitors look at artworks in silence? Are you hesitant to take your kids to an art museum, afraid...

Sandra Boks 5 June 2018

Academic Art

Visit Eugène Delacroix Exhibition At The Louvre With Mr. Bacchus

Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) The early 19th century is a period when France is going through historical changes on all fronts. The anger of the...

Christopher Michaut 11 May 2018

Museum Stories

An Auction for the Ages: The Art Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

Peggy and David Rockefeller were able to dine in their dining room and gaze at Edouard Manet’s ‘La plage à marée basse’ between mouthfuls of...

Howard Schwartz 7 May 2018

The Ups and Downs of the Museo de Arte Moderno in Cartagena, Colombia

The weather was hot, about 90 degrees. The sun was wet and blinding. Men on the street were selling water for a dollar a bottle. Other men were...

Howard Schwartz 30 April 2018